The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Technische
Universität Darmstadt offers a vacant position as
Assistant professorship (W2, Tenure Track)
of Cyber Physical Simulation (Code. No. 522)
starting as soon as possible.
The rising dualism of reality and virtuality strongly influences the
domain of mechanical engineering. Therefore, we are looking for a
candidate with a record of excellent research and publications in the
field of cyber physical simulation in at least one selected topic:
Modern simulation methods (z. B. Multi-Scale-, High-Order-, Multi-
Physics-, Adaptive Simulation), Digital Representations, Digital Twin,
Robust Optimization, Uncertainty-Quantification.
Candidates must hold an excellent Ph.D. or equivalent in engineering
or natural sciences. The professorship will take responsibility for
teaching at BSc. and MSc. levels for students of Mechanical Engineering
and other related study collaborations. Interdisciplinary courses
and cooperation as well as the commitment to an active participation
in the faculty and university self-government are expected.
The professorship is financed by funds from the "Bund-Länder-Programm
zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses".
Regulations on the maximum period of scientific activities after the
acquisition of the PhD degree as well as all additional requirements for
employment are subject to § 64 section 3 HHG in the respective current
versions. The assistant professorship is designed as qualification
professorship as per § 64 HHG. For the position the option for a
tenured full professorship after a successful tenure procedure is given.
The position is initially limited to six years. Remuneration follows the
German W-Besoldung at level W2 Hessisches Besoldungsgesetz.
The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number
of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In
case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at
least 50 or equal will be given preference. Part-time employment is
The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly
university and offers a dual career program.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their application, indicating
the code number, and accompanied by the usual documents, especially
a letter of application, curriculum vitae, publication list, survey of
teaching activities (including teaching evaluations) as well as a
summary of research activities to the following address: Dean of the
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität
Darmstadt, Otto-Berndt-Straße 2, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany,
preferred as an electronic document (pdf) via e-mail to email@example.com
Application deadline: January 15, 2018