Junior Professorship Bioenergy Processes

Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg
September 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Environmental and Natural Sciences of the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg invites applications for a

Junior-Professorship (W1)

Bioenergy Processes


at the earliest opportunity.

The candidate will be responsible to teach and conduct research in the field of bioenergy processes. We are looking for a researcher who has already published his works in international journals. Experience in academic lectures is desired. The research interests have to be on energy recovery of waste and biomass, preferably for the production of liquid and gaseous fuels. In particular, application and development of innovative methods and technologies, implementation and combination of previously not practiced method and research development on enhanced efficiency and performance of the entire value added chain are desired. Experience in technology and international knowledge transfer is preferred.

German and English language proficiencies are required to fulfil the teaching activities in the Bachelor's and Master's programs of the faculty as well as to satisfy other duties of the University. In addition, active participation in the development of the courses offered, especially in the field of environmental technologies, is expected.

Please contact apl. Prof. Dr. agr. habil. Dirk Freese ;

E-Mail: freese@b-tu.de, should you require any additional information.

Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) applied in connection with § 3 BbgHG.

Employment prerequisites and conditions are given in §§ 45 and 46 BbgHG. Lectures are also to be held in English. Experience in raising third party and research funds as well as execution of research projects is expected. The doctorate and employment phase should not span over 6 years in total if an employment as a scientific assistant exists either before or after the doctoral study.

In accordance to § 46 BbgHG, junior professors can be employed for up to four years as a civil servant. The employment of junior professors will be extended to a total of six years upon a positive evaluation.

BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg welcomes an increase in the number of women in teaching and research and encourages qualified individuals to apply.

Dual Career Service is also supported by this family oriented University.

Disabled applicants are given preference if all other qualifications are equal.

The application, including certificates, career development in tabular form, list of publications as well as proof of pedagogic aptitude, should be sent as a .pdf attachment not exceeding 7 MB in an Email .pdf attachment not exceeding 7 MB in an Email by 19.10.2017 to:

E-Mail: fakultaet2+bewerbungen@b-tu.de

Dekan der Fakultät für Umwelt und Naturwissenschaften,

BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus, Germany.

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