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As one of the largest universities of applied sciences in the region of Bavarian Swabia, the focus of the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences’ work lies on quality, personality, openness and partnership. Our mandate is to develop personalities that are sought after in business and society.

The following position (salary grade W2) ist available at the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering of the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences from summer semester 2022 or later:

Professor of
digital.design and production

The Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering intends to introduce a new study program "Digital Architect (B.Eng)" with the aim of interdisciplinary and integrative strengthening of competences in the area of digital technologies and process chains, in order to address current challenges, such as digitalization, urbanization and climate change. The digitally oriented teaching and research contents will also be integrated in the existing Bachelor and Master programs of the Faculty. They will therefore also be used in other study programs at the Faculty.
We are looking for two personalities (m/f/x) who can demonstrate a conceptional, methodical, theoretical and visionary approach to digital contents in the study program. You should have a particular focus on sustainable, societal and process-related offerings. You should already have extensive practical and theoretical experience in a responsible position in one or more of the following key areas in the field of civil engineering and in conveying this topic academically to students in teaching and applied research:
  • Industrial construction production, prefabrication, automation, robotics
  • Building information modeling (BIM)
  • Data(bases) and data modelling, e.g. geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Digital work planning and process control
  • Parameterization of components and adaptive, digital form finding
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Software development in civil engineering
Interest and willingness to integrate further future-oriented focal points and innovative topics into teaching and research are required. Experience in interdisciplinary work groups and/or experience abroad in professional practice or in university cooperation in the relevant topic area should be demonstrated. Publications and research experience as well as the acquisition of external funding relating to the topics specified above would be desirable.
The Augsburg University of Applied Sciences is looking for personalities who would be able to conduct lectures in English in an increasingly international environment.
In addition to the tasks in teaching and research, you will be expected to take an active part in administering academic affairs as well as in developing strategic initiatives within the faculty.  

Things to look forward to:

A good workplace climate is a priority at Augsburg University of Applied Sciences: mutual respect and open communications are an integral part of our culture. We value you, your opinion and your expertise!

Augsburg University of Applied Sciences promotes the equality of women in the workplace and strives to increase the proportion of women, particularly in academic positions. Therefore, we expressly call on women to apply for this vacancy. If you have any questions concerning equal opportunities, please contact our Women’s Representative (alexandra.coenenberg@hs-augsburg.de).

Appointment to the civil service can take place for appliers who have not yet reached the age of 52. We are committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach which support all under-represented groups. 

The detailed requirements for employment are as follows:

  • a university degree, preferably in the field of civil engineering or comparable study programs
  • excellent academic achievements in research and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent academic qualification
  • a minimum of five years of work experience during which outstanding achievements in the form of applying or developing scientific discoveries and methods have been demonstrated. This period of work experience needs to have taken place after you completed your degree program, and at least three of the five years need to have been spent working in a non-academic context. If, over a period of at least five years, a considerable portion of your work involved a cooperation between a university and a non-academic employer, this time may be considered to meet the requirements for non-academic work experience in some cases
  • aptitude for teaching

We look forward to your application including a covering letter, a CV and copies of your qualifications, references from previous employers and additional certificates. We expressly invite international candidates to apply. Please apply no later than October 10th, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Isa Kroemer, Telephone +49 (821) 5586-3484 or via e-mail to isa.kroemer@hs-augsburg.de.