Professor in Building Physics

Berlin Institute of Technology Institute of Civil Engineering


Berlin Institute of Technology - Fac­ulty VI

Berlin Institute of Technology, Fac­ulty VI - Plan­ning Build­ing Envir­on­ment – Insti­tute of Civil Engin­eer­ing, offers an open pos­i­tion of a

Uni­versity Pro­fessor – salary grade W3

for the Chair of “Build­ing Phys­ics”.

Work­ing field:

The pos­i­tion holder shall con­duct teach­ing and research in the area of build­ing phys­ics accord­ing to engin­eer­ing sci­ence. The Chair is incor­por­ated into the Insti­tute of Civil Engin­eer­ing. Teach­ing require­ments are primar­ily in the bach­elor’s and mas­ter’s civil engin­eer­ing pro­grams.


Ful­fill­ment of the appoint­ment require­ments pur­su­ant to Sec­tion 100 of the Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act (Ber­liner Hoch­schul­ge­setz - Ber­lHG), includ­ing a com­pleted uni­versity degree (prefer­ably in an engin­eer­ing dis­cip­line), aca­demic achieve­ments (doc­tor­ate), a Habil­it­a­tion or equi­val­ent achieve­ments (e.g. fur­ther aca­demic pub­lic­a­tions), as well as an aptitude for teach­ing demon­strated by a teach­ing port­fo­lio (fur­ther inform­a­tion avail­able on TUB web­site, quick access 144242). Applic­ants must be able to con­duct teach­ing in Ger­man and Eng­lish. The requis­ite lan­guage skills were determ­ined by the Aca­demic Sen­ate in its decision on lan­guage policy of 16.5.2018.

The pos­i­tion holder is expec­ted to
  • pos­sess super­ior tech­nical and meth­od­o­lo­gical skills, par­tic­u­larly regard­ing exper­i­mental meth­ods and sim­u­la­tion, as well as prac­tical exper­i­ence in the areas of build­ing phys­ics and build­ing con­struc­tions,
  • pos­sess exper­i­ence in the acquis­i­tion and man­age­ment of extern­ally fun­ded pro­jects,
  • act­ively con­trib­ute to TU Ber­lin’s key areas of research and engage in aca­demic self-man­age­ment.

In addi­tion to the duties estab­lished in Sec­tion 99 of the Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act, applic­ants are expec­ted to pos­sess the abil­ity to lead staff in the advance­ment of junior schol­ars and women as well as in the area of gender & diversity.

It would be desir­able if the train­ing rehearsal were held in Ger­man.

How to ap­ply:

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is seek­ing to increase the pro­por­tion of women in research and teach­ing and act­ively encour­ages applic­a­tions from suit­ably qual­i­fied female can­did­ates. Pref­er­ence will be given to applic­ants with severe dis­ab­il­it­ies ful­filling the require­ments of the pos­i­tion. TU Ber­lin val­ues the diversity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to equal­ity of oppor­tun­ity.

We are a cer­ti­fied fam­ily-friendly uni­versity and our Dual Career Ser­vice can assist you and your fam­ily with your move to Ber­lin.

Please sub­mit your applic­a­tion in Ger­man and Eng­lish quot­ing the ref­er­ence num­ber by April 5, 2020 to Your applic­a­tion should include all requis­ite doc­u­ments (CV, cer­ti­fic­ates, research and teach­ing concept, teach­ing port­fo­lio, list of pub­lic­a­tions and proof of extern­ally fun­ded pro­jects man­aged), prefer­ably sub­mit­ted as a PDF file. Elec­tronic doc­u­ments sub­mit­ted using cloud ser­vices such as WE-Trans­fer or Drop­box can­not be accep­ted. Writ­ten applic­a­tions (includ­ing a digital ver­sion on a stand­ard data stor­age device) should be sent to Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Dekanin der Fak­ultät VI, Planen Bauen Umwelt, Sekr. A 1, Straße des 17. Juni 152, Ber­lin.


ID: 77327

Num. of em­ploy­ees: ca. 8300

Site: Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)

Type: gradu­ate pos­i­tion, professorship

Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin): Pro­fessor

Dur­a­tion: unlim­ited

Part-/Full-time: full-time

Start­ing date (earli­est): 01/10/21

Remu­n­er­a­tion: Salary grade W3

Scope: civil en­gin­eer­ing, research, teach­ing

Field of stud­ies: en­gin­eer­ing

Level of edu­c­a­tion: Fulfillment of the appointment requirements pursuant to Section 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act

Lan­guage skills:

  • German (excellent knowledge of language)
  • English (excellent knowledge of language)

Job offer is addi­tion­ally pub­lished at:,

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date: 05/04/20

Re­ference num­ber: VI-116/20

Con­tact per­son: Pamela Neas

Con­tact phone: +49 (0)30 314-21813

By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Dekanin der Fakultät VI Planen Bauen Umwelt, Sekr. A1, Straße des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin

By e-mail:

Applic­a­tion papers:
CV, certificates, research and teaching concept, teaching portfolio, list of publications and proof of externally funded projects managed

In your application, please refer to