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

The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Kassel has an opening for a position of a

Tenure Track Professorship (W2) of Computing in Civil Engineering – Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Kassel as soon as possible (m/f/d)

Closes: 03.06.2021
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 33932

Please note that only applications received via the application portal of the University of Kassel can be considered. Find the online application:

According to Section 64 (3) of the Higher Education Act of Hesse with a development commitment after a probationary period of 6 years (in which additional scientific accomplishments have to be provided) and a tenure evaluation to receive a permanent contract as a W2 Professor.

The professorship will deal with engineering science aspects of Computing in Civil Engineering in research and teaching. It is expected that the applicant will be scientifically proven in one or more of the following research areas:

  • Building Information Modeling (BMI), Data Modeling,
  • Simulation and Optimization,
  • Visualization, Image Processing,
  • Data Mining, Big Data,
  • Geoinformatics,
  • Building Monitoring.

In the teaching of Civil and Environmental Engineering the professorship will cover the full field of Computing in Civil Engineering. Besides existing lectures, exercises and practical training this also includes the initiation of fresh impetus in terms of IT-supported teaching formats. A special focus in teaching lies on the IT applications in construction management.

A PhD degree is required, preferably complemented by further outstanding scientific work in relevant research areas and very good didactic skills. First experiences in raising respectively working on third-party funded research projects and the readiness for interdisciplinary professional cooperation are expected.

Active participation in the further curriculum development of civil engineering and environmental engineering courses and programs as well as participation in the academic administrative autonomy are job-related tasks.

The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 61, 64 (3) of the Higher Education Act of Hessen.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing- Peter Racky, Tel.: +49 561 804-2620, E-Mail: peter.racky(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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