Brandenburg University of Technology



Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning 
invites applications for a

Junior Professorship (W1)
Statics and Dynamics
(with Tenure Track)

commencing at the earliest opportunity.

The BTU Cottbus–Senftenberg is looking for a personality with expertise in the fundamental area of statics and dynamics, scientifically proven by profound research accomplishments, teaching and professional experience. The successful candidate shall represent the stated field in research and teaching and continue to improve his qualifications.

The candidate is expected to contribute towards interdisciplinary research. Experimental re-search is possible and desired at the Research and Material Testing Laboratory (FMPA) and at faculty comprehensive laboratories. Duties will include teaching of undergraduate and graduate students (in German and English) of the BTU Cottbus–Senftenberg. Participation in academic self-administration and in the further development of the profile of the faculty is expected.

Further information on the profile of the open position may be obtained from Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Achim Bleicher (Phone: +49 355 692824;

Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) applied in connection with § 3 BbgHG.

Doctorate and employment phase should have together amount to no more than six years, as far as an employment has been made as academic staff before or after graduation.

Please refer to §§ 45 and 46 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment. In accordance with § 46 BbgHG junior professors are appointed officials for the duration of up to four years for a limited time. Altogether, at a positive intermediate evaluation a prolongation shall on be carried out for not more than six years. The position can be converted by tenure track option into a permanent position W3 pending a positive evaluation of the candidate's performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude and if all legal conditions are met.

Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected. Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Doctorate and occupa-tion phase shall not have been together any more than six years.

BTU Cottbus–Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching and re- search 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 and scientific papers, as well as proof of teaching experience, should be sent – preferably in digital form - within a period of 6 weeks of the publication date of this announcement to:, Dekan der Fakultät Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen und Stadtpla-nung, BTU Cottbus–Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.

(Published at the University  13.10. 2016 - Valid until 23.11.2016)