The professorship focuses on methods in control engineering and computer science to support robotic construction in civil engineering and architecture.
With a focus on structural engineering, corresponding research is expected to focus on developing approaches that contribute to the vision of a “cyber-physical building site” and robotic construction of the Cluster of Excellence EXC 2120 Integrative Computational Design and Construction for Architecture. This includes development of new approaches for design and construction, systems, processes and control methods in the context of robotic construction as well as further development of computer-oriented methods for integration of various building processes. Embedded in the different research areas at Faculty 2: Civil and Environmental Engineering, the professor is expected to contribute to interdisciplinary research and teaching in the engineering sciences.
In teaching, the professorship supports the programs offered within Faculty 2, also in cooperation with other faculties, with corresponding courses.
We are looking for a competent young researcher with sound knowledge in the areas of automation and construction, first experience in at least one of the aforementioned research areas as well as capability for interdisciplinary cooperation.
Applications should be sent by June 24th, 2019, to the Dean’s Office of the Faculty 2: Environmental and Civil Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 7, D-70569 Stuttgart, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include up to 3 publications, and, if available, a list and short description of thirdparty funds acquired, of actual and former projects and of the teaching experience.
For further information, please contact the Vice Chairman of the Appointment Committee, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bischoff, or the Dean’s Office (+49 711 685-60076). Please be aware of the risks regarding confidentiality and the integrity of your application contents when sending your application via unencrypted email.
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The professorship is funded in the context of the joint programme for the promotion of early career researchers by the German federal and state-governments. The position is a tenure track position leading to an appointment as a W3 professor in case of a positive evaluation. The requirements for employment listed in § 51 Baden-Württemberg University Law apply. For more information on the criteria of evaluation and quality management, please visit the website: https://uni-stuttgart.de/tenure-track
Ability, experience and readiness for independent acquisition of third-party funding and direction of fundamental research projects are desired. Contribution to academic services as well as cooperation within EXC 2120 as well as the collaborative research centre SFB 1244 Adaptive skins and structures for the built environment of tomorrow are expected.