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Professorship (W3) Water Infrastructure Management
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Following the Free and Hanseatic City of
Hamburg's ambition to further develop
the city into a knowledge metropolis,
the Hamburg University of Technology
(TUHH) is expanding its activities in
research and teaching. With its strategy
of growth the TUHH aims to expand its
position as a leading international, interdisciplinary,
innovative university of
TUHH is a modern and dynamic university,
striving for international excellence
in research and teaching. It is guided by
what has been its hallmark since foundation,
namely that of being an initiator
and a driver of innovation. Its vision
of delivering "technology for people"
builds on a widely recognized strength in
knowledge transfer and innovation with
industrial and societal partners. Being an
entrepreneurial university, the creation of
company startups is also an essential element
of the TUHH strategy.
High-ranking research, especially in the
three focal areas of Green Technologies,
Life Science Technologies and Aviation
and Maritime Systems, characterizes the
TUHH. Combining its engineering expertise
with cross-cutting research on digitization
and new materials, the TUHH sets
the ideal conditions for unlocking the
knowledge and innovation potential of
today's technological challenges.
As part of its educational strategy the
TUHH is developing new, international
degree programmes for tomorrow's engineers,
building on its excellent reputation
for innovation in teaching and learning
for the engineering sciences.
TUHH's strategy of growth envisages
closer collaboration and networking
with other scientific institutions in the
Hamburg metropolitan region as well
as strategic collaboration with industrial
partners in application-oriented research.
IN THE FIELD OF
Ref. No. P-19-04
The successful candidate will be engaged in a teaching and research function at
the School of Civil Engineering, representing sanitary engineering with a focus on
water infrastructure. Applicants need to have a clear research focus, evidenced by
national and international research collaboration, as well as relevant publications in
national and international journals, e.g. in the area of flexible adaptation or maintenance
of water treatment infrastructure systems. The successful candidate should
have long-term theoretical and practical experience in the analysis and evaluation
of water supply and wastewater management systems.
Knowledge of at least one of the following fields will be considered an asset:
Resilience of water infrastructure at network level (water/wastewater)
or catchment area level
Modelling material flows and energy demand in water systems,
linking to energy infrastructure with a view to increasing efficiency
Digitalization in the area of centralized/semi-centralized/decentralized
water infrastructure (modelling, process design, detailed planning,
integration into BIM systems)
Flexible water infrastructure system design, particularly with regard to
dynamic developments in megacities
Asset management in water supply and wastewater management.
There will be good opportunities for collaboration in the above areas at the
School of Civil Engineering, particularly with the Professor of Digital and Autonomous
Construction, a new position that is also being advertised. The successful
candidate will be expected to develop collaboration outside the School of Civil
Applicants will be required to teach in both German and English, predominantly
in Bachelor's and Master's programmes at the School of Civil Engineering. They
will contribute to building the profile of the courses offered by TUHH by means
of innovative teaching methods. The successful candidate will coordinate the
courses they are to teach both internally and with colleagues at higher education
institutions in Hamburg.
Applicants should have experience in attracting and carrying out research funded
by third parties. An ability and readiness to engage creatively in developing the
focal area of Green Technologies and strengthening the profile of civil engineering
at TUHH are core requirements for this role. The position is to be filled as
soon as possible.
For questions, please contact the
Head of Administration,
Mr. Klaus J. Scheunert,
phone 00 49 (0)40 42878-3002 and
or Dr. Johannes Harpenau,
Head of Research Coordination,
phone 00 49 (0)40 42878-3574 and
The deadline for applications is
August 30, 2019.
Please upload your application (including
CV, Ref. No., a list of publications, relevant
certificates, overview of research activities
and teaching experience) using the QR-Code
on the right side or the link https://intranet.tuhh.de/aktuell/stellen/
TUHH is an equal opportunity employer
and particularly welcomes and encourages
applications from women. It is certified
as a family-friendly university and
supports dual careers. Applications by disabled
persons with equal qualifications
will be given preference.
TUHH expressly recognizes qualifications
and accomplishments in academic teaching.
The legal framework of the Federal Republic
of Germany applies (in Hamburg the law is
applied pursuant to Section 15 HmbHG).
Applicants over the age of 50 cannot expect
to be employed as civil servants.