Professor of Fluid Mechanics (W3)

Darmstadt, Hessen (DE)
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Technische Universität Darmstadt invites applications for

Professor of Fluid Mechanics (W3) (Code. No. 226)

in the Department of Mechanical Engineering beginning in Winter Semester

The successful applicant will represent the chair of “Fluid Mechanics” in research and teaching. We are looking for a nationally and inter nationally highly qualified person combining an excellent knowledge base and an extensive experience in the field of fluid mechanics. The applicant must have demonstrated significant independent research achievements and implemented innovative methods in practice.

The applicant will be responsible for teaching the compulsory course “Fluid
Mechanics” as required in the Bachelor’s Degree programme of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. In the Master’s Degree programme the applicant will teach various advanced subjects in fluid mechanics.

The research focus is on experimental fluid mechanics, e. g. in the area of aeroand gas dynamics or multiphase flows. Modern laboratories, measuring technologies, wind tunnels as well as the airfield of TU Darmstadt are available. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate in current and planned joint projects.

The candidate is expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to national and inter national collaborative research and to undertaking interdisciplinary projects with other departments and research groups.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in engineering or natural sciences with suitable pedagogical qualifications, an excellent knowledge of German and English, as well as the willingness to participate in academic self-government.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German “Besoldung” and subject to negociations between the applicant and the university directorate. The regulations for employment are specified under §§ 61 and 62 HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female faculty members and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

Applications must include a CV, a list of publications, an overview of previous
teaching responsibilities (including teaching evaluations) and a description of
research activities in one single document. Please address your application including the identification number 226 to: The Dean of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Otto Bernd Str. 2, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany.

Application deadline: August 15, 2018