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Professorship (W3) Soil Mechanics and Foundation / Geotechnical Engineering
Published(1094 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1052 days ago)
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-SenftenbergCottbus
The Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning of Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, invites applications for a
Soil Mechanics and Foundation / Geotechnical Engineering
(to succeed Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Wichter)
commencing at the earliest opportunity.
The BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg is looking for a personality to represent the Department of Soil Mechanics and Foundation /
Geotechnical Engineering which includes tunnel construction, soil dynamics, rock constructions and environmental
technological relation in both research and teaching. The successful candidate shall bring expertise in numerical
modelling of complex soil mechanical processes as well as design and construction of geotechnical structures.
Assigned to the professorship is a powerful soil mechanical laboratory which is part of the Research and Material Testing
Laboratory (FMPA) at BTU. Moreover, the successful applicant leads an internationally recognised working group, which
performs suitability tests and inspections of ground anchors, loading tests on piles and tensile tests on soil nails.
Research in this field shall be continued and extended. The candidate is expected to cooperate with other departments
and contribute towards interdisciplinary research.
Duties will include teaching of undergraduate and graduate students (in German and English) of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.
Participation in academic self-administration and in further development of the profile of the faculty is expected.
Prerequisites for application are a doctoral degree with a specific focus on the above stated profile. Additionally,
a Habilitation or equivalent qualifications are expected.
For further information please contact Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Achim Bleicher, Tel. 0355 / 69 2471; email:
Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of
the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) in conjunction with § 3 BbgHG.
Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1 No 1 - 4a and 43 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment.
Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Fields of research should be
relevant for DFG (German Research Foundation) funding. Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected.
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists to apply.
As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service.
Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.
The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as proof of
teaching experience, should be sent by e-mail in a summarised pdf file with max. 7 MB until 06.04.2017 to the: Dekan der Fakultät Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen und Stadtplanung,
postal adress: BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.
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