Professorship Water technology

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

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

Professorship (W3)

Water technology


commencing at the earliest opportunity.

The Professorship belongs to the Institute for Environmental and Process Engineering.

We are seeking internationally reputable researchers with preference for candidates with research and teaching expertise in the field of water technology.  The area of research should focus preferably on new engineering and scientific approaches for the development and technical design of equipment for water treatment, water recycling or water resource management.

Experience with water technical measures in mining dominated environments is desirable.

The teaching includes lectures, exercises and internships in the Bachelor and Master training, especially for students from the program of “Environmental Engineering” and “Land use and Water Management”. The teaching also includes lectures in Civil Engineering (part of water construction) as well as Environmental and Resource Management.

The participation in the redesign of the programs “Process Engineering, Environmental and Raw Material Technology” is expected.

The participation in the structured Doctoral Training and the further development of PhD programs in the framework of a graduate research as well as engagement in the academic self-administration are also expected.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Marion Martienssen, Tel. +49 (0) 355 /69 4304 / 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 German, fluency in English is expected.

BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg 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.

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 19.10.2017 to:


Dekan der Fakultät Umwelt und Naturwissenschaften,

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

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