Professorship Position in Germany at the Technical University of Dresden 2024 is open now. The Technical University of Dresden (TUD), established in 1828, stands as a leading research institution in Germany, committed to making impactful contributions to global challenges. The university combines engineering, natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medicine to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and connect science with society. TUD embraces a diverse range of subjects, promoting a modern work environment that values cosmopolitanism, appreciation, innovation, and participation. The Faculty of Environmental Sciences, specifically the Department of Forestry Sciences at the Institute for Forestry Use and Forestry Technology, is seeking to fill a Professorship (W2) for digitalized forestry processes and systems.
In this role, you will focus on developing, integrating, and optimizing digitalized processes within forest-based, biogenic value creation networks. Special attention will be given to interfaces and human work in the context of Industry 4.0 approaches, aiming to automate machines and processes using methods like sensor technology and data-driven technologies in forestry. The research emphasizes sustainability, resource efficiency, climate and biodiversity protection in wood and non-wood product production, along with providing ecosystem services.
Teaching responsibilities include contributions to bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in “Forestry Sciences” and “Wood Technology and Wood Management,” as well as other TUD programs. Key content areas involve automation of forestry processes, the utilization of data-driven methods, forest development planning, stand treatment, and personnel management influenced by digitalization.
The ideal candidate should demonstrate a willingness and ability to secure DFG projects and actively participate in collaborative research. Alongside existing competencies, a focus on developing participatory and collaborative research methods is expected. The university welcomes applicants eager to contribute their skills and personality to the collective success of the institution.
Professorship Position in Germany at the Technical University of Dresden 2024
Program: Professorship Position
Host Region: Germany
Institute: Technical University of Dresden
Field: Digitalized Forestry Processes and Systems
Eligibility Criteria for Professorship Position in Germany at the Technical University of Dresden 2024
- Internationally recognized personality in forestry sciences
- Experience in independent teaching
- Successful track record in acquiring third-party funding
- Comprehensive skills in information technologies, modeling, and simulation of production systems
- Proven expertise evidenced by relevant publications in high-ranking journals
- Strong record of international networking
- Appointment requirements aligned with Section 59 SaechsHSG
- Successful teaching evaluations as a demonstration of knowledge and experience
- Research achievements with high development potential
Required Documents for Professorship Position in Germany at the Technical University of Dresden 2024
- Curriculum Vitae (CV) in tabular format
- Description of academic career
- Short research and teaching concept
- List of publications
- Overview of previous teaching activities, including results of teaching evaluation (preferably from the last three years)
- Copy of the certificate of the highest academic degree
Benefits of Professorship Position in Germany at the Technical University of Dresden 2024
- Increased proportion of female professors
- Explicit encouragement for women to apply
- Certified family-friendly university
- Dual career service available
- Particularly welcoming to applications from severely disabled individuals
- Preferential treatment for equally qualified candidates with equal status in accordance with SGB IX
How to Apply for Professorship Position in Germany at the Technical University of Dresden 2024
- Preferable application method: Electronic form
- Use the TUD’s SecureMail portal for electronic submissions
- Link of TUD portal is given below.
- Submit documents in PDF format
- Email address for submission is provided below.
- If applying by post, enclose application documents in electronic form (CD or USB storage medium) and send at following given address.
- Additional contact for questions about equal opportunities and disability representation
- Contact Deputy Equal Opportunities Officer Mrs. Franziska Walther & Mr. Roberto Lemmrich through following given contact number.
- Last date to apply for Professorship Position in Germany at the Technical University of Dresden is 28th February, 2024.
Link of TUD Portal
Email Address to Send Documents
Contact Number of Mrs. Franziska Walther &Mr. Roberto Lemmrich
Mrs. Franziska Walther
+49 351 463-36549
Mr. Roberto Lemmrich
+49 351 463-33175