Full Professor W3 "Urban Planning and Urban Regeneration", TU Berlin

Published at: 17 April 2019

Reference number: VI-228/19 (starting at 01/10/20 / permanent / closing date for applications 10/05/19)

Working field:
The professorship represents the department of Urban Planning and Urban Regeneration in research and teaching. The focus of the professorship are the application and further development of urban planning strategies and instruments at the interplay of city districts and city regions as well as the regeneration and adaption of existing cities and neighborhoods to rapidly changing social conditions and future challenges such as climate protection, demographic change, mediatization and digitization. Comprehensive knowledge is expected in several of the following areas: integ- rated and cooperative urban development planning, urban systems and their actors and actions as learning systems, urban planning in (metropolitan) regions, further development and research on methods and instruments of formal and informal planning and participation (e.g. by digitalization), cross-sectoral and multi-scale planning (e.g. housing, energy, transport) and ways of implementation, development and evaluation of support and funding instruments and policies. Teaching assignments include classes in the German-language Bachelor and Master program "Urban and Regional Planning" as well as in English in the international study programs "Urban Design" and "Urban Planning and Mobility". Furthermore, contributions to the courses „Urban Development“ at the Campus El Gouna are desirable. The continu- ation and development of activities in international networks, especially with strategic partners of the TU is also desired. The teaching needs to provide an introduction and deepening in strategies, procedures and instruments of urban plan- ning and urban regeneration. Applicants should have a background in urban planning and know how of urban generation in national and international context.

Candidates must qualify for appointment according to the requirements of §100 of the Berlin Higher Edu- cation Act (BerlHG); these entail a completed university degree in spatial planning or architecture and geography focused on urban planning aspects, scientific qualifications (PhD as well as “Habilitation” or equivalent scientific achievements, i.e. publications), practical experience (providing expertise, consulting) as well as teaching aptitude and pedagogical-didactic qualifications, to be given proof of by a teaching portfolio (see homepage direct access 144242). In addition, experience in project-oriented teaching is desirable. Experiences in the implementation of urban planning is indispensable for teaching. We are looking for an outstanding researcher capable of increasing the national as well as international visibility of Tech- nische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) in the area of urban planning and urban regeneration. A successful track record in securing and leading research projects as well as an outstanding publication records including international journals are desirable. Expected experiences are in the acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects of the public and private sector as well as the leadership of research groups. Communication skills, personnel management capabilities and the readiness to take on administrative tasks are essential. Furthermore the willingness to continuously develop interdisciplinary co-operation with other departments of TU Berlin, research establishments outside university as well as on the international level is a prerequisite. Experiences in working in interdisciplinary teams and competences in the field of promotion of young academics and women as well as in the field of gender mainstreaming are desirable. You should be willing and able to deliver courses in German and English. Incidentally we refer to the AS resolution on “Language Policy” of 16th May 2018.

Technische Universität Berlin is determined to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. In case of equal merit, severely disabled candidates will be favoured. TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities. Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin. Applications from abroad are explicitely welcome.

The application documents should include a teaching and research portfolio. For more information see TUB website (quick access no. 144242).

Please send your application by 10th May 2019 stating the job reference number VI-228/19 and with the usual docu- ments (i.a. CV, certificates, list of publications, list of third party funding, research and teaching concept, teaching portfo- lio, and – according to your best estimate – your five most important publications). preferably in a pdf-file by e-mail to berufungen@fak6.tu-berlin.de. Alternatively applications may be submitted in writing to Technis- che Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Dekan der Fakultät VI, Sekr. A 1, Planen Bauen Umwelt, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin.