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Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal
Second Call
Reference No.: 46/2018

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.
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 Mechanical Engineering:

W2 Professorship in Machine Tools and Machine Tool Programming

For this post we are seeking a person with proven scientific expertise and many years of practical, successful involvement in the field of machine tools and their programming. As part of the ongoing digitalisation and networking of manufacturing systems, applicants are expected to be able to convey current concepts in the design and operation of machine tools. 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 terms of research and teaching:

  • machine tools and their components
  • manufacturing preparation and work design
  • machine-integrated measuring systems and image processing
  • machine tool programming (CNC/CAM)
  • assembly systems and assembly automation
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.
The professor will be required to take on the teaching responsibilities in their subject area on all other programmes offered by the university and to supervise final theses and project work. A commitment to technology and knowledge transfer and university self-governance is also expected. Professors should be prepared to reside within the university's 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, email: 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 17.05.2018 to:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
Postfach 3655
39011 Magdeburg, Germany

Closing date: 17.05.2018
Closing date: 17 May 2018 Published on academics.com on date 20 April 2018
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