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.

W 3 Professorship of Quantity surveyor and Project Developer (Bauwirtschaft und Projektentwicklung) – in the Faculty of Architecture, Urban and Landscape Plannning (Architektur, Stadtplanung, Landschaftsplanung) as soon as possible (m/f/d)

Closes: 17.11.2020
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 33491

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The successful candidate will have outstanding research, teaching as well as practical experience in the field of Quantity Surveyour and Project Developer and has made innovative contributions to new forms of the development and economic execution of construction projects that address the social challenges of a development that is responsible in terms of conserving the environment and resources, is economically efficient and meets the socio-cultural needs of the built environment. The candidate should be able not only to focus on the object under construction but also to embrace all parties involved as well as the social context of projects and to question established practices both critically and reflectively. Successful experience in acquiring external funding is desirable.

The teaching responsibilities of the professorship include basic and advanced knowledge of the economic analysis, concept and execution of projects in combination with design problems in the Bachelor and Master degree course, including the advanced Master degree programme. An important element of teaching is project work that deals with design-spatial questions in combination with concepts of project development and construction economics. Students will be given a comprehensive understanding of the economic relationship between planning and construction as well as the reciprocal effects of economic factors and constructional-spatial development. The professorship is based in the Architecture Institute and is at the same time a member of the interdisciplinary Construction Economics Institute. A prerequisite of the position is the willingness to embrace interdisciplinary collaboration in research and teaching, including the adjoining degree courses of Urban and Landscape Planning.

A PhD. and further academic qualifications are basic requirements.

The application should be accompanied by a brief outline of a research and teaching concept (2 pages). The applicant should also include evidence of outstanding research activity in a suitable form (publications, research projects which the applicant has obtained and worked on, innovations in transdisciplinary workshops). The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 61, 62 of the Higher Education Act of Hessen.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Oswalt +49 561 804-3632; Mail: oswalt(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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