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Professorship in Virtual Product Creation (W3)
Technische Universität Darmstadt

Date Posted May 17, 2019
Title Professorship in Virtual Product Creation (W3)
University Technische Universität Darmstadt
Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
Department Department of Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Jul. 20, 2019
Position Start Date Oct. 1, 2020
  • Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

Technische Universität Darmstadt invites applications for a

Professorship in Virtual Product Creation (W3
(Code. No. 297)

at the Department of Mechanical Engineering beginning in Winter Semester 2020/21.

The applicant will represent the chair of "Virtual Product Creation" in research and education. We are looking for a nationally and internationally highly qualified person combining an excellent knowledge base and an extensive experience in the field of virtual product creation. The applicant must have demonstrated significant independent research achievements and should have implemented innovative methods in practice.

The applicant will be responsible for teaching the compulsory courses "Information and Communication Technology" and "Computer Aided Design" mandatory in the Bachelor’s Degree program of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. In the Master’s Degree program, the applicant conveys aspects of Digital Engineering Processes and/or on methods of concurrent virtual methods in virtual product creation.
The research focus is on models, methods and systems for seamless digital data-integrated product creation processes including data management in the overall process chain of product creation and along the complete product life cycle.

The candidate is expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to national and international collaborative research and to initiate and participate in 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, as well as the willingness to participate in academic self-administration. An excellent knowledge of the German and English language is welcome.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German "W-Besoldung" and subject to negotiations 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, relevant certificates, an overview of previous teaching responsibilities (including teaching evaluations) and a description of research activities. Please direct your application including the code number to the Dean of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Otto-Bernd-Str. 2, Postfach 10 06 36, 64206 Darmstadt, Germany, or preferably in a single PDF file to
Application deadline: July 20, 2019

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Contact Information

  • Dean of the Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Technische Universität Darmstadt
    Otto Bernd Str. 2
    Postfach 10 06 36
    Darmstadt, Hesse


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