Professorship History of Art

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
March 01 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning of Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, invites applications for a

Professorship (W2)

History of Art


commencing at the earliest opportunity.

The professor is expected to represent the field of History of Art in all its aspects. Twentieth-century art / contemporary art should be one of the research foci. Experience in Museology and in Exhibition Management are required and should become part of the curriculum. The professor will teach in the study program Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning as well as the international master programs »World Heritage Studies« und »Heritage Conservation and Site Management« (taught in English) and comprises training of doctoral candidates. The professor is expected to contribute actively to the DFG-funded Research Training Group on »Cultural and Technological Values of Historic Buildings« and to BTU's Graduate Research School.

Furthermore the professor is expected to collaborate closely with the related departments particularly those of the Institute for the History of Art and Architecture, both in the area of teaching in theory and practice and in the area of basic research. It is also desirable that the professor should establish close collaboration with non-university institutions such as research institutions, museums, other cultural institutions and funding bodies.

We expect experience in acquiring third-party funding and in conducting third-party funded research projects. Research projects should be relevant for DFG (German Research Foundation) funding.

An excellent doctoral degree is a prerequisite. Furthermore we expect additional research qualifications in the shape of a Habilitation (post-doctoral degree) or equivalent achievements.

For further information please contact Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Lengyel, Tel. 0355 / 69 - 4114 / email:

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 DFG (German Research Foundation) funding. Lectures are primarily to be held in English, fluency in German is expected.

BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching an-dresearch 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.

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 25.05.2017 to:


Dekan der Fakultät Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen und Stadtplanung,

postal adress: BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.

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