Chair (W2) of Carbon Concrete(with tenure track to W2)
Technical University Dresden Faculty of Civil Engineering

Chair (W2) of Carbon Concrete(with tenure track to W2)



As part of the Federal-State-Programme of funding of young scientists (Tenure Track Programme), the Institute of Concrete Structures at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, invites applications for theChair (W2)  of Carbon Concrete(with tenure track to W2) initially limited to a six-year contract, to be filled as soon as psoosible. In  being  appointed  to  the  chair,  evaluation  criteria  will  be  mutually  agreed  upon,  which  will  be  evaluated by a TU Dresden evaluation commission at the latest in the fifth year of the chair.  Essential  elements  of  the  evaluations  will  be  the  development  of  a  relevant  and  independent  research  profile  by  means  of  high-quality  publications,  raising  of  third-party  research  funds  and  related  project  leadership,  the  successful  development  of  innovative  components  in  academic  training  programmes,  as  well  as  the  establishment  of  national  and  international  cooperations.Following a positive evaluation, a permanent chair (W2) of Carbon Concrete will be granted without a renewed selection process.Carbon  concrete  is  a  rather  young  construction  material.  However,  it  is  in  evidence  that  this  construction  method  will  be  part  of  building  activities  in  a  long  term  and  that  basic  research  in  carbon concrete is required. During the temporary chair, the applicant must prove that she/he is capable of widely representing the subject area of Carbon Concrete with commitment to research and teaching. The applicant will be expected to acquire third-party funding, such as the German Research  Foundation  (DFG),  the  Federal  Ministry  for  Education  and  research  (BMBF)  or  the  European Commission (EC). Regarding experimental investigations, the holder of this position gets the  opportunity  to  use  the  excellently  equipped  Otto  Mohr  Laboratory.  The  teaching  activities  particularly  extend  to  the  diploma  degree  programmes  of  Civil  Engineering  including  Distance  Learning in German and the master’s degree programme ACCESS (Advanced Computational and Civil  Engineering  Structural  Studies)  in  English.  A  high  level  of  readiness  to  cooperate  with  professorial chairs and other institutes in the Faculty of Civil Engineering and with other Faculties of TU Dresden as well as cooperation with non-university research institutions in the environment of   the   TU   Dresden,   play   an   important   role.   The   duties   include   participation   in   academic   selfadministration.Several  years  of  experience  in  the  planning  or  execution  of  concrete  structures  are  required.  Excellent  knowledge  and  experience  are  expected  in  the  fields  of  Carbon  Concrete  including theoretical investigations and practical use. Furthermore, she/he is expected to have knowledge and experience in teaching. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58  of  the  Act  on  the  Autonomy  of  Institutions  of  Higher  Education  in  the  Free  State  of  Saxony  (Higher Education Act of the Free State of Saxony – SächsHSFG).TU Dresden supports tenure track professors with a programme specifically tailored to their needs. Mentoring,  various  coaching  sessions  as  well  as  special  continuing  education  programmes  and  support  offers  provide  active  professional  guidance  throughout  the  duration  of  the  temporary  position at the chair.



TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence, we particularly encourage women to apply.  Applications  from  disabled  candidates  or  those  with  additional  support  needs  are  very  welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual career service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty   of   Civil   Engineering   (Dr.-Ing.   Sabine   Damme-Lugenheim,   +49/351/463-32023, email:  or  the  Representative  of  Employees  with  Disabilities  (Mr. Roberto Lemmrich, +49/351/463-33175, email:  submit  your  application  including  a  comprehensive  CV,  description  of  your  scientific  and  professional  career,  a  list  of  publications,  a  summary  of  teaching  activities  and  evaluations(preferably  of  the  last  three  years),  selected  references  of  third-party  funds  projects  and  a  legal  authenticate for the highest academic grade certificate in printed form to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Bauingenieurwesen,  Dekan,  Herrn Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen  Stamm,  Helmholtzstr.  10,  01069 Dresden  and  in  electronic  form  via  the  TU  Dresden  SecureMail  Portal by sending it to Deadline for applications is 06.06.2019(stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies).

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