Professorship (W3) (with a management function) Process Systems Engineering
Published(27 days ago)
Deadline for applications(73 days left)
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)Hamburg
With the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg‘s ambition to further develop the location into a knowledge metropolis, the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) is expanding its expertise in research and teaching. With its growth concept the TUHH aims to enhance its position as a leading interdisciplinary, innovative, and international university of technology in Germany. It aspires to consolidate and extend the characteristic that has constantly been its hallmark since its foundation: that of being a model university, an initiator and an innovation driver.
The TUHH is a modern, dynamic, internationally aligned university with high performance and quality standards. The main focus of research, teaching and technology transfer is to develop technology for people.
High-ranking research, especially in the three competence areas of Green Technologies, Life Science Technologies and Aviation and Maritime Systems, characterize the TUHH.
Along with engineering competences the TUHH links interdisciplinary research with digitization and development of new materials.
In teaching we are planning to develop new, internationally focused courses of study for engineering scientists of tomorrow. In the use of modern teaching and learning methods the TUHH continues to aspire to a leading position in high-quality teaching. Last not least, targeted promotion of technology transfer and company startups is another distinctive feature of the TUHH.
Implementation of the TUHH‘s growth concept is combined with a strategy that includes closer networking with scientific institutions in the Hamburg metropolitan region, the development of new, cross-disciplinary research associations, maximum excellence in basic research and strong ties with industrial partners in application-oriented research.
W 3 Professorship (with a management function)
Process Systems Engineering
(Reference No.: P-18-06)
We are looking for outstanding applicants in research and teaching who will establish the field of process systems engineering at TUHH. The successful candidate from academia or industry will have a distinguished scholarly record and is recognized as a leader in one of the following fields:
Process systems engineering development of novel methods for chemical and bio-based production processes with emphasis on the sustainable use of resources (energy, raw materials)
Process intensification via innovative process concepts (hybrid and integrated systems, process synthesis, process dynamics) on laboratory and pilot plant scale coupled with computer-aided, cross-scale viewing and analysis using modern methods (e.g. high-performance computing, cloud computing)
Development and transfer of systemic and digital concepts for smart manufacturing with focus on plant-wide aspects of system synthesis and system management with superimposed methods of single / multi-criteria optimization
Development of platform solutions for the fundamental building blocks of digitalization: Digital twins (mathematical process modelling and simulation), data concepts and analysis in the field of big data, artificial intelligence and digital visualization
Experimental validation of process systems engineering models on a laboratory and pilot plant scale
The applicant should be qualified in the interdisciplinary field of process systems engineering. A close cooperation with colleagues from TUHH, other Hamburg research institutions and industry is expected, as well as a participation in coordinated major research programs.
We seek a faculty member with a strong commitment to teaching at bachelor and master level both in German and in English. Teaching duties include practical training of students in the laboratory.
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) especially supports application of women.
Handicapped persons take precedence over legally non-privileged applicants of equal qualification, aptitude and professional achievement.
TUHH supports especially qualification and accomplishments in academic teaching. The legal framework of the Federal State of Germany is relevant (in Hamburg §15 of the university act of Hamburg). Applicants who have reached the age of 50 can no longer count on being accepted as civil servants.
For further information call the chancellor of TUHH, Mr. Scheunert, tel. +49 (0)40 42878-3002.
Please send your application with all relevant documents and by above-mentioned reference number till 31.03.2019 to the following address: Technische Universität Hamburg
Personalreferat – PV 32/G –
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