With 17.800 students and 3.800 staff members, Technische Universität Braunschweig is the largest Institute of Technology in Northern Germany. It stands for a strategic and achievement-oriented way of thinking and acting, relevant research, exceptional teaching and the successful transfer of knowledge and technologies to industry and society. We consistently advocate family friendliness and equal opportunities.   

We focus our research on mobility, infections and therapeutics, metrology, and future city. Our core disciplines include a comprehensive engineering branch and a strong natural sciences branch, closely linked with business sciences, social sciences, humanities and educational sciences.

Our campus is located at the heart of one of Europe’s most active research regions. We cooperate closely and successfully with more than 20 research institutions right on our doorstep and maintain strong relationships with our partner universities all over the world.


We offer a

Salary-Gr. W1 TT W2

The position is planed to be filled as soon as possible.

The advertised position is a professorship funded under the Federal-Länder Program for the Promotion of Young Scientists (WISNA-Nachwuchspakt) and is therefore subject to the program's funding conditions. Applicants should therefore only be appointed at the TU Braunschweig within the four-year period following the date of defense of their doctorate.

Your responsibilities

The research focus of the professorship should be in the area of data-driven decisions, innovations and the corresponding new strategies and value creation structures in digitally transformed companies.

The applicant should be internationally well-known for his/her research in one or more of the following sub-areas

  • Sustainable data management in data acquisition, (intelligent) processing and governance, taking into account technological, human-centred and societal aspects.
  • Design of data-based and digital planning, decision-making, management and control processes, e.g. in management, production, sales and distribution.
  • Data-driven management of value creation processes/networks and/or strategic transformation processes.
  • Design and management of data-based service, product and process innovations, data-driven business models and/or digital platforms and ecosystems.

Our expectations

  • University degree with a focus on Business Informations Systems or related subject.
  • Research experience (as evidenced by relevant publications) in the field mentioned or comparable.
  • Willingness to aquire and work on third-party funded projects.
  • Willingness to take on a research orientation in the research focus areas “Mobility” and “City of the Future” as well as the “Data Science” focus of the Carl-Friedrich-Gauß-Faculty.
  • Very good command of the English language and willingness to teach in English.
  • Willingness to participate in the internationalization of the university and in research.
  • Willingness to participate in the self-administration of the university.

Requirements, § 30 NHG

  • Completed university studies
  • Pedagogical suitability, proof of this is to be provided by a teaching sample
  • Special qualification for deepended independent scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by an above-average doctorate

The employment is initially for a period of three years in a temporary civil servant relationship, provided that the general service law requirements are fulfilled. In the event of a successful interim evaluation in accordance with § 30 Para. 4 S. 2 NHG, the professorship will be extended by a further three years. After positive outcome of the procedure regulated in the tenure track regulations of the TU Braunschweig, an appointment to a permanent professorship in grade W2 NBesO will be made without further advertisement


At TU Braunschweig, we aim to increase the share of women in academic positions and therefore particularly welcome applications from women. Where candidates (m/f/d) have equivalent qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates. Applications (m/f/d)  from international scientists are welcome. A part-time appointment may be possible on request. Where candidates (m/f/d) have the same qualifications, preference will be given to disabled candidates.

We are looking forward to your application!

Applicants (m/f/d) are requested to attach a brief overview of their personal data to the usual documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Academic background (curriculum vitae)
  • Academic certificates and diplomas (degrees)
  • List of publications and artistic works, incl. 3 selected publications
  • List of third-party funds
  • List of courses, including results of course evaluation
  • Research and teaching concept.
  • If necessary add proove of parental/care leave or disability


Deadline for application

The application deadline is 2022-08-31


Questions about the professorship will be answered by

Prof. Dr. Markus Ludwig
T + 49 531 391 2595

If you have any questions regarding personnel law matters, please contact

Anne Fritz/Nicole Brückner,
T + 49 531 391 14143

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