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Professorship (W3) in Lightweight DesignINSTITUTE FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (IKTD) I AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY
The tasks of this position include teaching and research in the area of lightweight design methodology in the fields of mechanical and automotive engineering, focusing on: Lightweight design strategies and methods, lightweight design, design with lightweight materials and additively manufactured components, multi-material design, design of connection and joining technologies, economic and ecological product design in lightweight design (reparability, ease of repair, recyclability) and adaptive lightweight structures. Design methods, analytical calculation methods and simulation tools for lightweight designs are of particular importance. Cooperation with relevant institutes at the University of Stuttgart (IMWF, IKT, IFB, IFKB, MPA, IFW, IFF and IVK) is expected regarding material and production technology aspects of lightweight design. We are looking for a highly qualified personality, an acknowledged expert in several main teaching and research areas, who is able to comprehensively represent the above-mentioned topics in research and teaching in an excellent manner, using scientific methods and creating international visibility. Involvement in machine design classes as part of the bachelor's degree program is expected. Furthermore, experience in research and development projects and the management and motivation of employees is required. Several years of industrial experience are desirable. The requirements for employment listed in § 47 and § 50 Baden- Württemberg University Law apply. Written applications including a CV, a teaching record, a list of publications, a list of current projects and up to five selected reprints should be sent no later than August 15, 2017 to: ord. Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h.c. mult. Rainer Gadow, Dean of Department 7 Konstruktions-, Produktions- und Fahrzeugtechnik, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 9, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany – in the form of several PDF files to firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Stuttgart has established a Dual Career Program to offer assistance to partners of those moving to Stuttgart. For more information, please visit the website https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/universitaet/arbeitgeber/dualcareer/.
The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from
women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given
preference in case of equal qualifications.