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Universitätsprofessur (m/w/d) für Baumanagement und -prozessautomatisierung

University Professorship (m/f/d) in Construction Process Engineering and Automation

We strive for universality, diversity and interdisciplinarity. With more than 30,000 students, three Clusters of Excellence, 5,000 members of staff, over 150 institutes and an outstanding infrastructure, Leibniz University Hannover offers an innovative environment for top-level education and research in a comprehensive range of subjects.

The Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science invites applications for the following position within salary scale W3 NBesO starting at the earliest possible date: University Professorship (m/f/d) in Construction Process Engineering and Automation

The Position

The applicant is expected to represent the research areas of construction process engineering and construction process automation in an internationally highly visible manner. The main focus of the future basic and applied research shall include the research are of methods for digital building process engineering and management and management of resulting data obtained during the building process, on the subsequent advancement of the “Building Information Modelling” (BIM) method and in the automation of the building process itself, e. g. including construction robotics. The focus of the work should hereby be placed on the technical processes on the construction site and during prefabrication. A strong and driving involvement in interdisciplinary basic research as well as in the acquisition of large-scale collaborative research projects combined with a high international scientific visibility are expected.

In the scope of research-oriented teaching activities, the candidate will be required to represent the area of construction process engineering and construction process automation within civil and environmental engineering in German and English language.

Your Profil

The applicant should have an established international scientific profile. Experience in practical construction in a leading position is welcome but not a prerequisite. Prior experience in acquisition of research projects and willingness to perform multidisciplinary research are vital. Scientific excellence has to be proven by relevant publications and by successful acquisition of project funding or comparable accomplishments.

What we can offer you

LUH offers excellent working conditions in a vibrant scientific community combined with an exceptional standard of living in a modern city surrounded by nature. In addition, LUH provides numerous opportunities for further education and training as well as many services to support families. The Dual Career Service at LUH is aimed at the partners of newly-appointed professors and provides support with career perspectives in Hannover and the surrounding region. As a central point of contact for international researchers, the Welcome Centre provides information on non-academic queries concerning your stay in Hannover.

General duties and employment requirements are specified in the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG). For detailed information on employment requirements, please contact the Appointment Matters department.

Leibniz University Hannover promotes equal opportunities, diversity and a balance between work and family life (Equal Opportunities Office). For this reason, female researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. Furthermore, we welcome applications from international researchers. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities (Representative for employees with disabilities). Upon request, part-time employment is possible.

Candidates aged 50 or over at the intended time of appointment who do not already have civil servant status in Germany will be employed as regular members of staff.

Please submit your full application by January 31st, 2022 exclusively via the appointment portal of Leibniz University Hannover at: 

For further information, please contact Prof. Michael Haist (Phone: +49 511 762-3112,

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