"Education is the key to the world" is the motto of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS).
Internationality, diversity and social responsibility are our values. Ours is an institution dedicated to lifelong learning and an innovative research and development partner in the region. Our more than 16.000 students and 900 employees in teaching, research and central administration are responsible of it.
We are looking for candidates with an outstanding PhD who would like to contribute their extensive practical experience in the professional world to teaching and research at our university. The cornerstones of our educational institution are practical orientation, interdisciplinary training, internationality and regional integration. Excellent teaching and research are our aspirations.
Teaching and researching at a dynamic university for applied sciences in Faculty 2:
Computer Science and Engineering
ith Faculty 2, our largest faculty, we are the only university in the Frankfurt area to offer degree programs in the field of engineering. The department is divided into three multifaceted teaching tracks – electrical engineering, computer science and mechanical engineering – and is characterized by forward-looking, application-oriented and increasingly interdisciplinary teaching and research as well as a strong international network. Around 6,000 students and more than 80 lecturers belong to the department.
We are looking to fill the following position in Faculty 2: Computer Science and Engineering
beginning summer semester 2024 or winter semester 2024/25.
(W2 salary scale HBesG, Hessian Federal Civil
Service Remuneration Act)
in the following subject area:
Nachhaltige Intelligente Systeme
Job advertisement number P16/2023
The successful candidate will be the professor responsible for the area „Sustainable Intelligent Systems“ in the subject area of Electrical Engineering. The candidate will have a degree in Electrical Engineering or related fields. More particularly, we seek candidates demonstrating industrial and practical experience in automation with intelligent systems. Applications are invited from outstanding candidates with research expertise and commitment in the AI-systems research field for sustainable applications, including one of the following subareas: autonomous intelligent systems, smart systems, image processing, robotics, and IoT. Furthermore, the new faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas mentioned above and on the basics of control engineering. Teaching in German is mandatory in many courses.
Scientific qualification is to be proved by university studies in the above-mentioned fields as well as a doctorate. Applicants can get more information from Prof. Dr. Pech via email firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to being assigned to the aforementioned faculty, the post holder will become a member of one or both of the following interdisciplinary organisational units, in which it is expected that they make a professional contribution as a member of the professorship: School of Personal Development and Education (ScoPE), which deals with the personal development of students and the specific didactics of a university of applied sciences, and/or the HoST, which strengthens interdisciplinary research as a research transfer center.
We expect our professors to:
- Be active members of our institution and to continuously support the students.
- Participate in introductory courses, i.e., teach subjects at an
introductory level in all the faculty’s degrees.
- Have a predisposition and inclination to research and secure third-party funding.
- Show gender and diversity competence.
- Participate in the institution’s international activities, including teaching in English.
- Participate in the interdisciplinary Studium generale.
- Contribute to the institution’s offer regarding further education, lifelong learning and e-learning.
- Take on responsibility regarding academic self-administration.
- Be willing to pursue further training and professional development
in their field of expertise and in higher education didactics.
- Cooperate with other educational institutions in the region.
- Show commitment and initiative as expected from a performance-related position.
This is a permanent position. The first appointment as a professor is as a public-service employee on probation or with an unlimited employment contract with a 3-year long probation period.
Further official duties and requirements are listed under §§ 67-69, 75 and 76 of the Hessian Higher Education Act, found in www.hmwk.hessen.de
(only available in German).
The position is open to all persons, irrespective of gender. The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences would like to increase the proportion of women in areas in which they are underrepresented and thus applications from women are particularly welcome and will be treated with priority of they have the same qualifications and as long as there are no clear reasons which make a fellow applicant more suitable. Preference will be given to severely disabled applicants if they can provide equal qualifications.
You can find further information on the general data protection regulations of the Frankfurt UAS at (only available in German): https://www.frankfurt-university.de/index.php?id=5184
Applications comprising all usual documents (including a list of publications, projects and a description of previous teaching and research activities) must be sent with reference to the job advertisement number by June 30, 2023
via email to email@example.com
President of the
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Nibelungenplatz 1, 60318 Frankfurt.