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The Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning of Bran­den­burg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, invites applications for a

Junior Professorship (W1)
Planning Theory

commencing at the earliest opportunity.
It is expected that the future professor will competently represent the department in teaching and research with his/her extensive reflection of planning theory. Areas of emphasis are on the one hand core competencies in planning theory and methodology and on the other hand historical as well as current discussions and approaches. Expected is profound knowledge of planning methods, communication strategies and the various European planning cultures. Academic and practical experience in these fields is desirable.
The teaching is to be conducted in the programs Urban and Regional Planning as well as Architecture. Candidates are expected to cooperate with the international program World Heritage Studies (in English) and programs of other faculties. The teaching load encompasses initially four hours and, subsequent to evaluation, six hours per week. It is expected that the candidate will actively engage in the development of the research field Smart Regions within the faculty and the university. Applicants are required to have an exceptional doctoral degree or equivalent qualifications in the field with strong connections to spatial planning.
For further information please contact The Dean, Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Otto, Tel. 0355 / 69 4208 / email:
Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) applied in connection with § 3 BbgHG.
Please refer to §§ 45 and 46 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment. In accordance with § 46 BbgHG junior professors are appointed officials for the duration of up to four years for a limited time. Altogether, at a positive intermediate evaluation a prolongation shall on be carried out for not more than six years.
Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected. Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Doctorate and occupation phase shall not have been together any more than six years.
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists to apply.
As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service.
Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.
The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as proof of teaching experience, should be sent by e-mail in a single pdf file with max. 7 MB until 14.12.2017 to:
Dekan der Fakultät für Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen und Stadtplanung, postal adress: BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.

Closing date: 14.12.2017
Closing date: 14 December 2017 Published on on date 24 October 2017
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