Professor (W3) in “Urban Design and Land Use Planning”, TU Dortmund University

Published at: 18 February 2019

With 6,200 employees in research, teaching and administration and its unique profile, TU Dortmund University shapes prospects for the future: the interaction between engineering and natural sciences as well as social and cultural studies drives both technological innovations and progress in knowledge and methodology. It is not only the roughly 34,500 students who benefit from this. The School of Spatial Planning of TU Dortmund University is one of the most renowned planning schools in Europe. Interdisciplinary research and teaching focus on the transformation of cities and regions.

The School of Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University is seeking to fill the position of a

Professor (W3) in “Urban Design and Land Use Planning”

commencing as soon as possible. The successful candidate is expected to represent the field of “urban design and land use planning” in research and teaching.

The ideal candidate has shown evidence of an outstanding research in the field of urban design, land use planning, urban renewal and redevelopment, preservation of historical monuments or housing, e.g. by relevant publications in recognized media with an external quality assurance and by an excellent practical experience in urban design and land use planning. The successful candidate is willing to be involved in internal and external research networks of TU Dortmund University.

An adequate contribution to the curriculum of the School of Planning is expected. The teaching language is German and English.

The successful candidate possesses social and leadership skills and is willing to be involved in academic self-governance.

Preconditions for employment are specified in § 36 and § 37 HG NRW (law governing universities in NRW).

TU Dortmund University strives to increase the number of women in academic research and teaching and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

TU Dortmund University is an equal opportunity employer and gives preference to candidates with disabilities if equally qualified.

TU Dortmund University supports the compatibility of work and family life and promotes gender equality in science.

Please send your meaningful application, including the usual documents (CV, list of publications, etc.), by either regular mail or e-mail (preferred, in one pdf-file) to the following address by 27.03.2019:

Dean of the School of Spatial Planning
Professor Dr. Thorsten Wiechmann
TU Dortmund University
44221 Dortmund – Germany
tel.: 0049-231/755-2240
fax: 0049-231/755-2240