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Professorship (W3) Thermal Energy Technology (Thermische Energietechnik)
Published(191 days ago)
Deadline for applications(150 days ago)
Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU)Cottbus
The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Energy Systems of Brandenburg
University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg invites applicants
Thermal Energy Technology
with research-oriented focus commencing at 1rst of January 2020.
Candidates are expected to represent this area of expertise in research and
As part of the research focus of the BTU „Energy-Efficiency and Sustainability“
the professorship should be engaged in the following research topics for large
scale industrial facilities:
Experimental, theoretical und numerical fundamental research on energetic
and substantial use of carbon containing resources (coal, biomass, fuel surrogates)
Experimental and theoretical investigations on thermal und substantial energy
Experimental and theoretical investigations on hydrogen production from renewable
energies, hydrogen transport, hydrogen storage as well as hydrogen
utilization for applications in energy technology as well as in the transport
Experimental and theoretical investigations on power-to-X-technologies
(X = gas, liquid)
Scientific investigations on the influence of renewable energies on the operation
of conventional power plants (flexibility, maintenance and repair)
Development of hybrid power plant concepts for power- and heat-generation
The professorship will be authorized with the scientific and administrative direction
of several large scale laboratories in the area of coal and biomass utilization
as well as in compression electrolysis.
It is expected, that candidates have appropriate experience in more than one of
these fields of research and are willing to participate in joint research projects
with other departments of the faculty and the university and to continue current
research activities of the department.
In teaching, the candidate is expected to collaborate in all study courses of mechanical
engineering and industrial engineering as well as in other engineering
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. F. Mauss, Tel.: +49 355/69-4868 /
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or the dean of the faculty Prof. Dr.-Ing. S. Weiß: Tel.:
+49 355/69-4132 / email: email@example.com.
Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz
(Higher Education Act of the State Brandenburg - BbgHG) in conjunction
with § 3 BbgHG.
Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1, No. 1 - 4 a und 43 BbgHG for prerequisites
and conditions of employment.
Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected.
Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is
expected. The research topics should be relevant for DFG (German Research
Foundation) funding or other international Research Foundations.
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and DLR strives to increase the proportion of women
in teaching and research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists
As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service.
Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.
Please note the data protection information on the BTU website.
The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of publications,
as well as proof of teaching experience, should be sent by email in a
single pdf file with max. 7 MB until 19.07.2018 to: email:firstname.lastname@example.org Dekanin der Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Elektro- und Energiesysteme
Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg
Postfach 101344, D-03013 Cottbus