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Magdeburg Stendal University of Applied Sciences
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Reference No.: 80/2017
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences offers a range of engineering, economics, health and human sciences courses to over 6,200 students across two sites. As a family-friendly University on a green campus that is one of the loveliest in Germany, we offer attractive working conditions. Magdeburg, the City on the Elbe and once an imperial residence, has always appealed to creative minds from the sciences, culture and politics. This is equally true of our second location: the Hanseatic town of Stendal, the birthplace of Winckelmann and the capital of Brick Gothic.
Subject to the availability of funding, Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is seeking to fill, at the earliest opportunity, the following post in the Department of Engineering and Industrial Design - Institute of Electrical Engineering:

W2 Professorship in Electric
Propulsion Technology

For the advertised post we are seeking a person with proven scientific expertise and many years of success in the industry, or in industry-related research institutions. Relevant experience in the acquisition and handling of third-party-financed research projects is desirable. The person to be appointed should have expertise in several of the following areas and be able to take active responsibility for them in respect of research and teaching:
  • Design of electrical propulsion systems for the small and medium output range
  • Servo drive technology for automation-related positioning tasks
  • Power electronics
  • Modern propulsion concepts for electromobility
  • Electro-hydraulics, electro-pneumatics, piezo actuation, adaptronics
General Conditions of Employment:
The conditions of employment for professors are contained in § 35 of the Higher Education Act of Saxony-Anhalt (HSG LSA) dated 05.05.2004 and most recently amended by the Act Amending the Provisions of Higher Education Law dated 26.07.2010 (official gazette 19/2010).
The ability to conduct scientific work must have been demonstrated by the conferral of a doctorate. In particular, for professors in universities of applied sciences, it is the case that in accordance with § 35 para. 2 no. 4b (HSG LSA), specific achievements in the application or development of scientific knowledge and methods must have been demonstrated in professional practice of several years duration, of which at least three years must have been outside the higher education sphere. Remuneration is in accordance with W2 of Remuneration Order W from the Act Reforming Remuneration Law in the State of Saxony-Anhalt (BesNeuRG LSA, official gazette 04/2011) as amended.
A further requirement is that professors should be prepared to take on teaching responsibilities in their subject area on other courses at the University. A commitment to technology and knowledge transfer and University self-governance is also expected. Professors should be prepared to reside within the University catchment area.
Subject to fulfilment of the requirements, the successful candidate would be appointed to the rank of civil servant with unlimited tenure or alternatively to an unlimited employment relationship under private law, in accordance with § 38 para. 1 line 9 HSG LSA.
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is seeking to increase the proportion of women among its scientific personnel and therefore expressly encourages qualified women to apply. In the event of equal professional suitability and achievements, severely disabled persons take precedence over applicants who are not granted preferential status by law.
Should you have any questions regarding the post advertised, please contact Professor Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Häberle, e-mail: juergen.haeberle@hs-magdeburg.de or telephone: +49 (0)391 886 4966.
Please send your application (no emails) quoting the reference number, and including your curriculum vitae and a description of your professional and academic development including teaching activities and list of publications by no later than 07.09.2017 to:
Magdeburg Stendal University of Applied Sciences
Department of Human Resources
Postfach 3655
39011 Magdeburg
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Closing date: 07.09.2017
Closing date: 7 September 2017 Published on academics.com on date 10 August 2017
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