Chair (W3) of Pavement Engineering and Road Construction

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
04 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

At the TU Dresden, Faculty of Civil Engineering the Institute of Urban and Pavement Engineering seeks to fill the

Chair (W3) of Pavement Engineering
and Road Construction

starting on April 1, 2022. With the goal of intensifying research in the field of road infrastructure construction the chair is funded by EUROVIA in the first year of appointment. Upon termination of the funding, you will hold the Chair (W3) of Pavement Engineering in succession of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Frohmut Wellner.

Your initial focus will be further profiling the scientific field with high significance for modern mobility research by contributing constructively to the development of a progressive road infrastructure. With regard to research-orientation, the teaching obligation will be 2 SWS (semester hours per week) in the first year. As holder of the Chair of Pavement Engineering you will represent the scientific fields of pavement engineering with commitment in teaching and research. Your teaching tasks comprise the diploma study programme of Civil Engineering, including the distance-learning study programme of Civil Engineering, and the English-speaking master study programme Advanced Computational and Civil Engineering Structural Studies (ACCESS). We expect your participation in academic selfadministration and your willingness to teach in English. You will be head of the Institute of Urban and Pavement Engineering and provide organisational support for the department of Urban Engineering from summer semester 2023. We wish for successful acquisition of third-party funding from federal (DFG, BMBF and EU sources. We place special emphasis on your willingness to cooperate with other chairs of the faculty and other faculties of the TU Dresden and also with non-university research institutions in the vicinity of the TU Dresden. The chair is assigned a laboratory approved according to RAP-Stra and a certification authority for the certification of building materials for pavements. Your task will be to shape the general conditions for a successful continuation of these facilities.

Experience in the fields of pavement construction and design is a prerequisite, experience in the fields of urban engineering and urban construction is desired. Candidates with international teaching and research experience are very welcome. In research, you should be able to prove your ability to carry out academic research by means of an appropriate publication activity. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (§ 58 SächsHSFG).

For further questions regarding the call for applications, please contact the chairman of the appointment committee, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steffen Marx, phone +49 351 463-35856, email or the Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Stamm, phone +49 351 463-34397, email

TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence, we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from candidates with disabilities or those requiring additional support are very welcome. The university is a certified family-friendly university and has a Dual Career Service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Civil Engineering (Dr.-Ing. Sabine Damme-Lugenheim, phone: +49 351 463-32023, email: or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Roberto Lemmrich, phone: +49 351 463-33175, email:

Please submit your application, including a curriculum vitae in a tabular form, a description of your academic career, a list of academic papers, a list of courses taught events and externally funded projects, a teaching and research concept, teaching evaluation results (preferably of the last three years) as well as a certified copy of the certificate of your highest academic degree as hard copy until December 21, 2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Bauingenieurwesen, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Stamm, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden and in electronic form (CD, pen drive, etc. or via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it to

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