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Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU)


The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Energy Systems of Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, invites applications for a research-related

Professorship (W2)
Plastics Engineering

commencing at the 1st April 2019.
Candidates must be specialized in the field of plastics technology engineering studies. They should provide experience soliciting third-party funds and conducting cooperation projects with partners from industry and science. Extensive scientific experience is expected in the following areas:
- plastics processing and machining technology
- plastics application technology
Candidates are further expected to have an university degree, preferably in the field of mechanical engineering, plastics or process engineering. At least three years of professional experience in the plastics technology applications or research is desired, as well as knowledge in the areas of the design with plastic materials and the design of polymer-processing tools.
Responsibilities include research activities and the promotion of knowledge and technology transfer, particularly, in cooperation with the Kunststoff-Verbund Brandenburg Berlin e. V. (KUVBB e. V.) and the Cluster Kunststoffe und Chemie.
The thematic focus of the professorship is closely connected with the professorship of Organic Polymers and Plastics, whose bearer is also the head of the Fraunhofer Processing Pilot Plant for Biopolymers, which is why a close cooperation with this, as well as with related fields is expected. There could also be taken into focus the installation of a collaboration with a Fraunhofer research group on biologic plastics.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Sylvio Simon, Tel.: +49 03573/85425 / email: sylvio.simon@b-tu.de.
Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) in conjunction with § 3 BbgHG.
Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1 No. 1 - 4 a and 43 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment.
Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Fields of research should be relevant for DFG (German Research Foundation) funding. Lectures are to be held primarily in German, fluency in English is expected.
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 email in a single PDF-file with max. 7 MB until 08.06.2018 to:
email: fakultaet3+bewerbungen@b-tu.de
Dekanin der Fakultät Maschinenbau, Elektro- und Energiesysteme
postal adress: BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus, Germany

Closing date: 08.06.2018
Closing date: 8 June 2018 Published on academics.com on date 26 April 2018
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