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The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Braunschweig and the German Aerospace Center e.V. (DLR) are looking in a joint appointment procedure (Jülich model) for a
PROFESSORSHIP (W3) for „Aerodynamics“
who is to be appointed to the Technical University of Braunschweig and, at the same time, released to work at DLR (with reduced teaching duties of two semester hours per week) in the function of the
Director at the DLR Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology
to take over the management of the DLR Institute. The DLR Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology is based at two locations - Braunschweig and Göttingen - and has a department in Cologne. The institute is headed by two directors located at each site. In the field of aircraft aerodynamics, the Technical University and the DLR Institute want to further intensify the cooperation in research and teaching that has been established for many years and strengthen the joint use of resources.
The appointment is planned for the next possible date.
Current main research topics at the DLR Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology at the Braunschweig site are:
Teaching includes lectures and exercises of two semester hours per week on numerical methods in flight physics.
The willingness is expected to lead the overall institute collegially with the director at the Göttingen site and to take over the executive management in rotation with him. In cooperation with 55 DLR institutes from the research fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transportation and the cross-sectional areas of security and digitalization, the existing cooperations with industry as well as national and international universities and research institutions are to be continued and further expanded as required. For this position, we expect:
Requirements, § 25 NHG
A prerequisite for employment at DLR is the willingness to undergo a security check in accordance with the Security Check Act (§ 8 ff SÜG).
The Technical University of Braunschweig and DLR make personnel decisions based on suitability, qualification and professional performance. We strive to increase the proportion of women and therefore strongly encourage women to apply. Women with the same qualifications will be given preferential consideration. Severely handicapped persons or persons with equal status have priority over applicants with equal qualifications, aptitude and professional performance who do not have preferential treatment under the law.
Applications from international scientists are welcome.
It is a permanent full-time position. A part-time appointment may be possible on request.
We are looking forward to your application!
Applicants (m/f/d) should enclose the usual documents with their cover letter addressed to the Chairwoman of the DLR Executive Board, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla, as well as to the Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the TU Braunschweig, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Dröder:
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Deadline for application
The application deadline is 2022-08-24
Questions about the professorship will be answered by
Prof. Dr. -Ing. Sabine Langer,
Questions about DLR or the DLR Institut of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology will be answered by
Dr. -Ing. Markus Fischer,
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