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University Professorship (m/f/d) in Material Technology, Remodeling and Conservation

University Professorship (m/f/d) in Material Technology, Remodeling and Conservation


We strive for universality, diversity and interdisciplinarity. With more than 28,000 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 Architecture and Landscape invites applications for the following position of salary scale W2 NBesO starting 1 October 2025: University Professorship (m/f/d) in Material Technology, Remodeling and Conservation

The Position

The professorship conducts innovative research into sustainable and renewable material technologies and processes for coating component surfaces and buildings, in particular existing buildings. We are looking for an outstanding personality for the research-oriented further development of coating, restoration, maintenance and design techniques. Production techniques, materials science, construction chemistry, energy-efficient building refurbishment, restoration and monument preservation are to be dealt with in an interdisciplinary manner against the background of sustainability. The professorship is part of the Institute for Vocational Studies in the Building Trade in the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape. It is committed to innovation in craftsmanship in connection with architecture. The professorship is responsible for teaching the vocational subjects of color technology and interior design in the teacher training courses at vocational schools and is involved in teaching the B.Sc. Technical Education and M.Ed. Teacher Training Courses at Vocational Schools in the vocational subjects of construction technology and wood technology as well as in the B.Sc. Architecture.

Your Profile

To fulfill the above-mentioned tasks is expected and required:

  • Above-average doctorate in one of the subject areas
  • Professional relevance in at least two of the above-mentioned subject areas, proven by publications
  • Ability to connect to existing research at the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape at Leibniz University Hannover

It is requested:

  • Experience and success in acquiring third-party funding and/or patent applications
  • Experience in the supervision of young scientists
  • Practical experience in the field of color, coating or surface technology

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.

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.


Further information

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.

General duties and employment requirements are specified in § 25 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG). For detailed information on employment requirements, please contact the Appointment Matters department.


Please submit your documents by 7 August 2024 exclusively via the appointment portal of Leibniz University Hannover at:


For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Alexandra Bach (Email: bach@ibw.uni-hannover.de).

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