The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. It has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Institute for Constructive Engineering is looking for a

W 3 – Professorship (m/f/o) “Steel Structures”

The position will be filled on the 01st October 2022.

Closes: 02.12.2021
Date of Hire: 01.10.2022
Reference: xxxxx

Please send your application with the usual informative documents, stating the reference number in the subject line, via the online form. We have compiled further information for you in our FAQ.

In exceptional cases, we will also accept your application documents in paper form or via the e-mail box bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number.

In the case of postal applications, please submit only copies of your documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned. All documents will be destroyed after completion of the selection process in compliance with data protection regulations.

We are looking for a scientifically outstanding personality who conducts research on current and innovative topics in the field of steel construction, successfully publishes the results with high national and international visibility and inspires students and employees for these topics. The focus of the research should be in the areas of experimental development and numerical modeling of steel and steel composite structures aiming for
- applications for new and innovative steel structures and connections for buildings and infrastructure projects.

The addition of one of the following topics to the research profile.
- Digital linking of design and construction processes,
- Extending the service life of structures, building monitoring,
- Cycle-oriented and resource-saving construction
is desired.

Experience with the application and implementation of third-party funded projects and the willingness to take the lead in coordinated research projects is required, as well as the willingness to participate in the planned interdisciplinary research consortium on the application of shape memory alloys in civil engineering.

The professorship represents steel and composite construction in the teaching of the full range of courses in civil and environmental engineering and also addresses interdisciplinary topics in the field of building construction and assessment and rehabilitation of existing structures. Teaching experience is required.

Ideally, the applicant is familiar with the procedures of structural design from personal experience in order to ensure practical relevance in teaching and engineering research on this basis.

Extensive facilities for experimental work are available for research and teaching - partly in joint use -with other departments

The participation in the academic administrative autonomy is a job-related task. The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 61, 62 of the Higher Education Act of Hessen. The professorship comprises an established post.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr. Werner Seim, Tel.: +49 561 804-2625, E-Mail: wseim(at)uni-kassel.de.

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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).

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