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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty VI

As part of the fed­eral and state pro­gram for the advance­ment of junior schol­ars, Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin, Fac­ulty VI – Plan­ning Build­ing Envir­on­ment, Insti­tute of Civil Engin­eer­ing, cur­rently has a vacancy for a

Ten­ure-Track-Pro­fess­or­ship, remu­ner­a­tion group W1, fixed term, to be con­tin­ued as a life­time pro­fess­or­ship, remu­ner­a­tion group W3,

in “Robot-Assisted Man­u­fac­tur­ing of the Built Envir­on­ment”.

This pro­fess­or­ship should be seen in the con­text of Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin’s goal to recruit and advance junior schol­ars in the very early stage of their career. The ten­ure track pro­fess­or­ship is ini­tially lim­ited to three years. The pos­i­tion shall be renewed for a fur­ther three years con­di­tional upon the pos­tholder’s per­form­ance and agree­ment. After six years, as a rule, a lifelong pro­fess­or­ship will be offered con­di­tional upon the ful­fill­ment of the determ­ined eval­u­ation cri­teria and hir­ing require­ments for a lifelong pro­fess­or­ship. Inform­a­tion about the eval­u­ation cri­teria can be found on Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin’s web­site:

Work­ing field:

We are look­ing for a junior researcher who, based on the pre­vi­ous research and/or pro­fes­sional activ­it­ies, has out­stand­ing tech­nical com­pet­ence in the research and imple­ment­a­tion of auto­mated man­u­fac­tur­ing pro­cesses. The respons­ib­il­it­ies of a W1 pro­fess­or­ship include suit­able par­ti­cip­a­tion in the train­ing of bach­elor’s and mas­ter’s civil engin­eer­ing stu­dents and research with a par­tic­u­lar focus on auto­mated robot-assisted con­struc­tion meth­ods, such as addit­ive man­u­fac­tur­ing. For this pur­pose, the Insti­tute of Civil Engin­eer­ing is acquir­ing major instru­ment­a­tion with two robots on lin­ear axes for auto­mated man­u­fac­tur­ing fun­ded by the DFG.

The holder of the W1 pro­fess­or­ship should be able to rep­res­ent the sub­ject in its entirety with an emphasis on engin­eer­ing skills and know­ledge in the field of auto­ma­tion and pos­sib­il­it­ies for incor­por­at­ing robots. The inclu­sion of top­ics on sus­tain­ab­il­ity, cli­mate change, energy and resource optim­iz­a­tion are desir­able. The suc­cess­ful can­did­ate is expec­ted to take an act­ive role in aca­demic self-admin­is­tra­tion and close col­lab­or­a­tion with part­ners from build­ing prac­tice and industry.


Applic­ants must ful­fill the hir­ing require­ments pur­su­ant to Sec­tion 102c Ber­lin State Higher Edu­ca­tion Act in com­bin­a­tion with Sec­tion 102a Ber­lin State Higher Edu­ca­tion Act. Of par­tic­u­lar import­ance are a uni­versity degree in engin­eer­ing (civil, mech­an­ical, elec­trical engin­eer­ing) or com­par­able sub­ject, a strong aptitude for research demon­strated, as a rule, by an out­stand­ing doc­tor­ate as well as teach­ing skills, doc­u­mented by a teach­ing port­fo­lio (for fur­ther inform­a­tion, see Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin´s web­site:

Initial exper­i­ence in pro­gram­ming, work­ing with robots, and in the acquis­i­tion and exe­cu­tion of external fund­ing pro­jects is desired.

Applic­ants must be able to con­duct teach­ing in Ger­man and Eng­lish. The requis­ite lan­guage skills were determ­ined by the Aca­demic Sen­ate in its decision on lan­guage policy of 16.5.2018 (see Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin’s web­site: The suc­cess­ful can­did­ate is expec­ted to assume respons­ib­il­ity for lead­ing a research group and man­aging its staff and should pos­sess the requis­ite skills for the advance­ment of junior schol­ars and women as well as in the area of gender and diversity.

Exper­i­ence in the acquis­i­tion of third-party fund­ing is desired.

How to ap­ply:

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is seek­ing to increase the pro­por­tion of women in research and teach­ing and act­ively encour­ages applic­a­tions from suit­ably qual­i­fied female can­did­ates. Pref­er­ence will be given to applic­ants with severe dis­ab­il­it­ies ful­filling the require­ments of the pos­i­tion.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin offers its ten­ure track pro­fess­ors struc­tured ment­or­ing to sup­port their pro­fes­sional devel­op­ment. The Uni­versity val­ues the diversity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to equal­ity of oppor­tun­ity. It is a cer­ti­fied fam­ily-friendly uni­versity and its Dual Career Ser­vice can assist you and your fam­ily with your move to Ber­lin.

Please sub­mit your applic­a­tion in Ger­man or Eng­lish quot­ing the ref­er­ence num­ber VI-811/20 by April 22, 2021 include all requis­ite doc­u­ments (CV, cer­ti­fic­ates, concept for research and teach­ing, teach­ing port­fo­lio, details of acquired external fund­ing and a pub­lic­a­tions list high­light­ing the five pub­lic­a­tions you regard as the most sig­ni­fic­ant) in pdf format only by email to Elec­tronic doc­u­ments sub­mit­ted using cloud ser­vices such as WE-Trans­fer or Drop­box can­not be accep­ted.

By sub­mit­ting your applic­a­tion via email you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­cessed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment homepage: or quick access 214041.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Dekanin der Fak­ultät VI, Prof. Dr. Well­ner, Sekr. A1, Straße des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Ber­lin