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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty V

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin, Fac­ulty V - Mech­an­ical Engin­eer­ing and Trans­port Sys­tems - Insti­tute of Land and Sea Trans­port­a­tion Sys­tems - invites applic­a­tions for the pos­i­tion of a

Uni­versity Pro­fessor - salary grade W3

in the field of "power trains", as per­man­ent pro­fess­or­ship.

Work­ing field:

Teach­ing and research in the field of power trains, con­trib­ut­ing to teach­ing in trans­port engin­eer­ing, mech­an­ical engin­eer­ing, and other engin­eer­ing pro­grams.
Areas of interest are:
  • Devel­op­ment, research, and mod­el­ing of future power trains for vari­ous classes of vehicles for land and water trans­port
  • Sys­tems approach for vari­ous types of power trains, e.g. hybrid elec­tric, using syn­thetic fuels, or using hydro­gen
  • Meas­ure­ments on power trains in the labor­at­ory as well as in real oper­a­tions, with the object­ive of redu­cing neg­at­ive envir­on­mental impacts (car­bon foot­print, par­tic­u­late mat­ter, gaseous pol­lut­ants, acous­tic emis­sions)
  • Eco­nomic and eco­lo­gical assess­ment of power train con­cepts over the whole life cycle

Both for teach­ing and for research a sys­temic approach is expec­ted, which links the rel­ev­ant aspects of energy and drive sys­tems tech­no­logy, ther­mo­dy­nam­ics, mech­an­ics, fluid dynam­ics, chem­istry, elec­tri­fic­a­tion, etc.


  • Ful­fill­ment of the require­ments for appoint­ment at the pro­fess­or­ial level in com­pli­ance with § 100 Ber­lHG (Ber­liner Hoch­schul­ge­setz)
  • Com­pleted aca­demic edu­ca­tion in a rel­ev­ant area of engin­eer­ing or nat­ural sci­ences, e.g. in vehicle engin­eer­ing or mech­an­ical engin­eer­ing
  • Qual­i­fied achieve­ments in research (PhD)
  • Postdoc­toral lec­ture qual­i­fic­a­tion (Habil­it­a­tion) or equi­val­ent qual­i­fic­a­tion (e.g. doc­u­mented by the qual­ity of sci­entific papers bey­ond the doc­tor­ate, or by pat­ents)
  • Ped­ago­gical-didactic qual­i­fic­a­tions, doc­u­mented through a teach­ing port­fo­lio (see TUB homepage dir­ect access 144242)
  • Detailed know­ledge in the area of power trains
  • Prefer­able: industry exper­i­ence with lead­er­ship func­tions
  • Extens­ive con­tact net­work in the vehicle industry
  • Will­ing­ness to cooper­ate in inter­dis­cip­lin­ary pro­jects

How to ap­ply:

The Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is determ­ined to increase the pro­por­tion of women in research and teach­ing and there­fore strongly encour­ages qual­i­fied female research­ers to apply. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favored. We appre­ci­ate the diversity of our mem­bers and pur­sue the goal of equal oppor­tun­it­ies.
Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is a cer­ti­fied fam­ily-friendly higher edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tion, and our Dual Career Ser­vice offers assist­ance to you and your fam­ily when relo­cat­ing to Ber­lin. Applic­a­tions from abroad are expli­citely wel­come.

In the con­text of the stra­tegic inter­na­tion­al­iz­a­tion pro­cess, TU Ber­lin assumes the recruited aca­demic teach­ing staff's abil­ity to con­duct classes in Eng­lish.

Please send your writ­ten applic­a­tion until 24th Janu­ary 2020 indic­at­ing the job ref­er­ence num­ber V-850/19 and includ­ing the appro­pri­ate doc­u­ment­a­tion (CV, cop­ies of grades and titles, teach­ing port­fo­lio, list of pub­lic­a­tions and lec­ture courses, descrip­tion of research areas and grants) prefer­ably by e-mail as a single (max. 3) pdf file not exceed­ing 10 MB to Altern­at­ively, applic­a­tions may be sub­mit­ted in writ­ing together with a digital ver­sion (USB drive) to Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin – Der Präsid­ent –, Dekan der Fak­ultät V, Prof. Dr. Utz von Wag­ner, Sekr. H 11, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Ber­lin.

Please send cop­ies only. Ori­ginal doc­u­ments will not be returned.