University professorship - pay scale W3 for the Chair of Software and Business Engineering
Technische Universität Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty IV – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Institute of Commercial Information Technology and Quantitative Methods is currently advertising a
University professorship – pay scale W3
for the Chair of Software and Business Engineering.
Reference number: IV-270/23 (starting at the earliest possible / permanent / closing date for applications 18/10/23)
Research and teaching in software engineering and business engineering, in particular regarding the methods and tools for the design of operational software and information systems. The following topics are of particular interest:
Your duties will also include the management and leadership of the academic chair and its staff; the advancement of junior scholars; and designing courses and teaching in bachelor's and master's degree programs in Computer Science/Information Systems Management, particularly in compulsory modules (in German and English).
You will also be expected to demonstrate sustainability-based action, a commitment to knowledge and technology transfer, gender and diversity competences, as well as undertake committee and board work. Cooperation within the faculty, Technische Universität Berlin and science and industry in Berlin in research, teaching and applying for third‑party funding are essential for the development of the academic chair.
Applicants must fulfill the appointment requirements pursuant to Section 100 of the Berlin State Higher Education Act (BerlHG). These include a university degree; an aptitude for scientific work (generally demonstrated by the quality of the applicant’s doctorate); additional academic achievements (generally demonstrated by a positively evaluated junior professorship, Habilitation or other achievements equivalent to a Habilitation), as well as an aptitude for teaching demonstrated by teaching experience and presented in a teaching portfolio (for further information, https://www.tu.berlin/en/stabbk/berufungen/berufungsverfahren/teaching-portfolio).
We are looking for a candidate with proven expertise and an international reputation as well as sound knowledge, as demonstrated by publications in leading journals and/or plenary lectures at conferences, on the main topics listed above. In addition, research experience in at least one of the areas outlined in the job description is required as is experience in acquiring third‑party funding and in international research cooperation (demonstrated by appropriate stays abroad and/or significant participation in international projects). Experience in academic self-governance, e.g. in the further development of degree programs, is also desirable.
As a university with an international profile, we require our professors to have very good English skills and we expressly welcome applications from non‑German-speaking candidates who are committed to quickly learning German.
Technische Universität Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and actively encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates. Preference will be given to applicants with severe disabilities who equally fulfill the requirements of the position. Technische Universität Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to equal opportunities. We are a certified family-friendly university and our Dual Career Service can assist you and your family with your move to Berlin.
Please submit your written application quoting the above reference to Technische Universität Berlin – Die Präsidentin –, Dekan der Fakultät IV, Sekr. MAR 6 – 1, Marchstr. 23, 10587 Berlin or preferably by email as a single PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your application should include a letter of motivation, a CV including a list of publications, copies of transcripts and certificates, a research concept and teaching portfolio, up to 5 key publications, a one-page equal opportunities and diversity concept, as well as the completed form “academic age”.
Technische Universität Berlin aims to improve the fairness of its appointment procedures and has developed a template to take account of academic age in appointment procedures as part of a pilot project. The template is to be used regularly in the procedures from the beginning of 2023. The form (Excel‑file) is available for download here, https://www.tu.berlin/go209647/.
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