Professor of Concrete Structures
Darmstadt University of Technology Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Technische Universität Darmstadt invites applications for a vacant

Professor of Concrete Structures (W3)

commencing in summer term 2021.

The Chair of Concrete Structures represents the subject in research and teaching and participates within the existing research laboratory.

Several of the following research areas are to be continued:

    • Holistic planning and design of structural systems
    • Dimensioning and design concepts for concrete and masonry construction
    • Experimental methods in concrete and masonry construction
    • Reinforcement concepts
    • Digital production technologies in concrete and masonry construction
    • Numerical simulations in concrete and masonry construction
    • Structural retrofitting of as built structures

The person has to teach the subject concrete and masonry structures in its breadth in the areas of the basic subjects and the research-oriented special subjects in German and in the future also in English language of the undergraduate Bachelor's and Master's programs of the faculty. The application of new forms of teaching and learning is desired.

We expect a scientifically proven personality with excellent specialist knowledge and comprehensive practical engineering experience in concrete and masonry structures, preferably acquired outside the university. In-depth knowledge is expected in several of the aforementioned research areas for the continuation and expansion of research. The readiness for national and international cooperation and for interdisciplinary work both within the main research areas of the department and with other departments is required.

The prerequisites are a degree in engineering followed by a qualified doctorate at a university, didactic and pedagogical aptitude, very good knowledge of German and English as well as the willingness to work in academic self-administration.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German "W-Besoldung" and subject to negotiations between the applicant and the university directorate. The regulations for employment are specified under §§ 61 and 62 HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female faculty members and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

Applications, including the usual documents, in particular curriculum vitae, list of publications, overview of teaching activities to date (incl. teaching evaluations), description of scientific activities, a teaching and research concept, and copies of relevant diplomas must be sent under the given code-no. to the Dean of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Franziska-Braun-Str. 3, P.O. Box 10 06 36, 64206 Darmstadt, preferably in electronic form as a single PDF to:

Code No. 346

Published on: July 15, 2020

Application deadline: September 24, 2020


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