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University Professorship (W3) for the chair of Architecture for Health
Published(509 days ago)
Deadline for applications(461 days ago)
Technische Universität BerlinBerlin
The Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty VI - Planning - Building - Environment - Institute of Architecture offers a position of a
University Professor - salary grade W3
for the chair of "Architecture for Health".
2. AdvertisementReference number: VI-455/18 (starting at 01/10/19 / permanent / closing date for applications 12/11/18)
Working field: With regard to teaching, architectural design is the key competence of the subject area. The imparting of design skills is
central to the curriculum. The department Architecture for Health aims to provide students with the necessary skills to design healthcare facilities. The
design process requires the consideration of functional, medical, structural, economic as well as aesthetic aspects. The curriculum covers large-scale medical
institutions (such as hospitals) as well as smaller facilities (such as specialised institutions for the treatment of physical or psychological diseases, hospices
or retirement homes). Therefore the design process involves both questions of urban planning and building technology. Architecture for Health is concerned with
the design and operation of sustainable medical institutions. A focus on researching the principles of planning, construction and interior equipment will directly
benefit the teaching curriculum. Scientific methods will be explained, findings will be discussed in an academic environment and new solution approaches will be
exchanged in an interdisciplinary way. The abilities thus acquired offer a wide range of knowledge for any related field of architecture and societal issues.
An analysis of topics relevant to the field of architecture, such as demographic change, gender aspects, quality of life and scarcity of resources, must be
recognized as factors that increasingly influence architectural design. The design (process) reflects the relationship between health, built environment and
society. Successful applicants are expected to contribute actively to the development of the key research areas of TU Berlin and to participate in the faculty's
Requirements: Candidates should fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 100 of the Berlin Higher
Education Act (BerlHG). More detailed information on the teaching portfolio proving the paedagogic- didactic suitability can be obtained from the TUB website,
direct access 144242. We are looking for an architect with profound experience in the design and construction of healthcare facilities and/or a scientist with
an outstanding research record within the subject area. Employment as a professor requires significant research skills and experience in the management of
research projects, in the acquisition of research funding, and in the integration of gender aspects in research. Applicants be both dedicated teachers and
experienced architects willing to engage in cross-disciplinary projects and academic self-administration. Applicants have to be proficient in English.
Applicants must be able to hold courses in German and English.
Technische Universität Berlin is determined to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female
researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals
of equal opportunities. Applications from abroad are explicitly welcome.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your application until 12 November 2018 with the reference number and the appropriate documents (CV, copies of grades and titles,
teaching portfolio, list of publications and lecture courses, description of research areas and grants) preferably by e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, applications may be submitted in writing together with a digital
version (USB drive) to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Dekan der Fakultät VI, Sekr. A1, Straße des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin.
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