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.
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 email@example.com. 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.