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The following position in the Institut für Architektur (Achitectural Institute) of Faculty Architektur Stadtplanung Landschaftsplanung (Architecture, Urban and Landscape Planning) will become vacant in the summer semester 2024

W3 – Professorship (m/f/x) of Design and Building Construction (Entwerfen und Baukonstruktion)

Closes: 01.09.2022
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 35255

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.

The position involves research and teaching of architectural design with special reference to aspects of materials and building construction in its spatial, environmental, functional, technological and creative dimensions.

The successful candidate, within the framework of the curriculum, will teach the methods, objects and instruments of design and construction and supervise design projects and Bachelor and Master degree theses. In collaboration with the Departments of Structural Design, Construction Physics and Technical Building Services he/she will be responsible for teaching the basic elements of building construction in the B.Sc. degree course. In the Master's, the specialization Design Research Building Construction is offered. As part of this program, selected student projects are designed and developed from the concept phase to the details of implementable solutions using specific materials.

The successful candidate is expected to be willing to collaborate with other Departments, e.g. Structural Design, Design and Sustainable Construction, Building Theory, Design in Stock, Digital Design as well as at the interface of urban and landscape planning.

Special attention is devoted to research and teaching in construction: new materials, sustainable use of materials, materials cycles. material-specific design, digital planning, production and construction techniques as well as the transfer of new technologies to architecture.

Applicants considered will be architects with outstanding achievements in design and concept who have several years of qualified professional experience of design outside the university. Particular value is placed on the applicants own conceptually strong architectural work as well as innovative structural approaches. Teaching experience and experience in scientific work are required. Experience in acquiring and processing third-party funded projects is desirable.

Employment terms and remunerations are in accordance with §§ 61, 62 of the Hessisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Law of Hessen).

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Philipp Eversmann, Tel.: +49 561 804-3105, E-Mail: eversmann(at)asl.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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