OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts is one of Germany’s most research-intensive universities of applied sciences. With more than 6,700 students and 700 employees at sites in Lemgo, Detmold and Höxter, the university is an important part of Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL), a region that is highly dynamic in various branches of science and economy. Thanks to its unique areas of study and research, the university is not only an excellent place to study, but also an attractive research partner.
Excellence in Teaching and Research
W 2- Professorship in Planning Theory and Planning Methodology
Ref. No.: 1.8
Department: Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture
Starting date: as soon as possible
Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture is committed to the profile of “human-centred design”, and works innovatively within spaces.
You will represent the subject area of planning theory and planning methodology in the bachelor's programme in urban planning and in the master's programme in town planning and urban development in North Rhine-Westphalia from the basics to in-depth knowledge. The focus is on imparting basic knowledge about current theories of municipal and regional planning as well as innovative methods and processes for planning tasks and participation processes in a national and international context. If necessary, you will do 25% of your teaching as digital teaching to enable cross-location events.
We are looking for an individual with a comprehensive social science and planning background. You have successfully accompanied and implemented planning and participation projects. In the sense of Human Centered Design, the relationship between people and the social and spatial structure of the city and the promotion of social interaction and co-creation processes between heterogeneous groups and milieus are of particular concern. You have experience in experimental work with innovative planning processes and a strong interest in further developing them in interdisciplinary teaching and in the dialogue between science and society.
You have received a doctorate related to the topic or you can provide evidence of your own achievements in the field of planning practice. You have teaching experience, implement innovative and interdisciplinary study and communication formats and develop future-oriented project work that, if possible, involves several teaching areas or departments. You are ready to actively research in the research focus urbanLab and in the Institute for Design Strategies at the TH OWL and to acquire third-party funding. You identify with the university's support concept, which requires a high level of presence of the lecturers at the university location and the willingness to take on self-administration tasks at the university. In addition, you are ready to hold courses in English.
Conditions governing the appointment:
You meet the requirements laid down in Section 36 of the North Rhine-Westphalia Higher Education Act (HG NRW). The wording of this provision can be found on the university website at www.th-owl.de/karriere. If you have any questions, please contact the Appointment Officer Ms. Henning on +49 5261 702 5124.
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts advocates the principle of quality through diversity, and seeks to increase the proportion of women among its academic staff. We will gladly help you combine your career with your personal life situation by offering our Dual Career and Family Service.
Equally suitable candidates with a severe disability will be given preferential consideration concerning the appointment.
Have we attracted your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application
with the usual documents until 31.10.2021 only via our online form