The Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning of Brandenburg

University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus–Senftenberg, invites applications for a



commencing at the earliest opportunity.

The professorship is located at the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering. The BTU is looking for a national and international proven personality with excellent work in research, teaching and practice. The successful candidate shall represent the stated field in research and teaching. Duties will include material-comprehensive teaching (in German and English) of steel and timber construction in the bachelor‘s and master‘s courses of the BTU. Expertise and commitment in fundamental as well as interdisciplinary research areas is expected. The successful candidate should have experience in experimental research, which is expected at the faculty‘s Research and Material Testing Laboratory (FMPA) and in cross-faculty laboratory facilities (Panta Rhei).The candidate is expected to cooperate with other departments and participate in academic self-administration as well as in the further development of the profile of the faculty.

For further information please contact:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Achim Bleicher

P  +49 (0)355 69 2471


Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg – BbgHG) in conjunction with § 3 BbgHG. Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1 No 1 – 4a and 43 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment. Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Fields of research should be relevant for the DFG (German Research Foundation) or similar international research funding organizations. Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected.

BTU strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists to apply. As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service. Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.

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The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as proof of teaching experience, should be sent by e-mail in a single pdf file with max.
7 MB until 16 March 2020 to: e-mail:

Dekan der Fakultät Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen und Stadtplanung

BTU Cottbus - Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus