Pro­fes­sor of Mater­i­als for Addit­ive Man­u­fac­tur­ing

Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Mater­i­als Sci­ence and Tech­no­logy

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty III

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty III - Pro­cess Sci­ences - Insti­tute of Mater­i­als Sci­ence and Tech­no­logy offers a pos­i­tion of a

Uni­ver­sity Pro­fes­sor - salary grade W3

for the chair of "Mater­i­als for Addit­ive Man­u­fac­tur­ing".

The pro­fess­or­ship is part of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Sci­ence (WvSC).

Work­ing field:

The suc­cess­ful can­did­ate should rep­res­ent a new sub­ject area "Mater­i­als for Addit­ive Man­u­fac­tur­ing" in teach­ing and research as well as to fur­ther develop the research focus of the Insti­tute for Mater­i­als Sci­ence and Tech­no­logy in Key Applic­a­tion Area "Mater­ial, Design and Man­u­fac­tur­ing" of the TU Ber­lin. Close cooper­a­tion with ber­lin-based com­pan­ies and research insti­tutes in the tech­no­logy areas "New Mater­i­als", addit­ive man­u­fac­tur­ing and digit­iz­a­tion within the frame­work of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Sci­ence (WvSC) is expec­ted.

In teach­ing, the per­son to be appoin­ted is primar­ily respons­ible for super­vising the newly developed Inter­na­tional MSc study course Addit­ive Man­u­fac­tur­ing as well as con­trib­ut­ing sig­ni­fic­antly to the courses BSc and MSc Mater­i­als Sci­ence with com­puls­ory and elect­ive courses.

It is look­ing for an inter­na­tion­ally recog­nized researcher who has excel­lent research achieve­ments in the field of mater­i­als for addit­ive man­u­fac­tur­ing. The research areas should include exper­i­mental as well as the­or­et­ical aspects of mater­ial devel­op­ment for high-tem­per­at­ure applic­a­tions in at least one of these areas:
  • Mater­i­als and pro­cess devel­op­ment for multi- und hybrid­ma­ter­ial Addit­ive Man­u­fac­tur­ing
  • Bond­ing and struc­ture of inter­faces in com­pos­ite mater­i­als / between dis­sim­ilar mater­i­als
  • Trans­port prop­er­ties across multi-and hybrid mater­ial inter­faces


Can­did­ates must ful­fill the require­ments for appoint­ment at the pro­fessor level in com­pli­ance with § 100 Ber­lHG (Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act) [inform­a­tion sheet avail­able by request], includ­ing a fin­ished aca­demic edu­ca­tion, qual­i­fied achieve­ments in research (gen­er­ally proven by PhD), addi­tional research achieve­ments (Habil­it­a­tion, post-doc­toral teach­ing, or equi­val­ent qual­i­fic­a­tion) and ped­ago­gical suit­ab­il­ity, to be given proof of by a teach­ing port­fo­lio (for more inform­a­tion see TUB web­site, quick access no. 143077).

The suc­cess­ful can­did­ate needs to demon­strate research exper­i­ence in the above­men­tioned fields; aptitude in the lead­er­ship of a work­ing group; exper­i­ence in the super­vi­sion of stu­dent theses and doc­tor­ates; exper­i­ence in ini­ti­at­ing, soli­cit­ing and man­aging national and inter­na­tional third-party fun­ded pro­jects. In addi­tion, com­pet­en­cies and exper­i­ence in the field of pro­mot­ing young researches and women as well as in the area of gender main­stream­ing are desir­able. Social com­pet­ence as well as the abil­ity and will­ing­ness for cooper­at­ive cooper­a­tion with part­ners within and out­side the IWCB and the Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin round off the require­ment pro­file. Applic­ants must be able to teach classes in Ger­man and Eng­lish.

How to ap­ply:

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is determ­ined to increase the pro­por­tion of women in research and teach­ing and there­fore strongly encour­ages qual­i­fied female research­ers to apply. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favored. The 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.

Please send your writ­ten applic­a­tion until 8th Septem­ber 2020 indic­at­ing the job ref­er­ence num­ber III-323/20 and includ­ing the appro­pri­ate doc­u­ment­a­tion (CV, cop­ies of grades and titles, teach­ing port­fo­lio, list of pub­lic­a­tions and lec­ture courses, descrip­tion of research areas and grants) by email as a pdf-attach­ment to Prof. Dr. Aleksander Gurlo, Dean of the Fac­ulty III - Pro­cess Sci­ences, at Altern­at­ively, applic­a­tions may be sub­mit­ted in writ­ing together with a digital ver­sion (USB drive) to Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin – Der Präsid­ent –, Dekan der Fak­ultät III, Prof. Dr. Aleksander Gurlo, Sekr. H 88, Straße des 17. Juni 135, D-10623 Ber­lin. Please send cop­ies only. Ori­gin­als will not be returned.

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Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - , Dekan der Fak­ultät III, Prof. Dr. Aleksander Gurlo, Sekr. H 88, Straße des 17. Juni 135, D-10623 Ber­lin
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ID: 80721

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • professorship
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Pro­fessor
for the dur­a­tion of the appiont­ment period
Start­ing date (earli­est):
At the earli­est poss­ible
Salary grade W3
  • en­gin­eer­ing
  • ma­teri­als sci­ence
Field of stud­ies:
  • en­gin­eer­ing
  • ma­teri­als sci­ence
Lan­guage skills:
  • English (excellent knowledge of language)
  • German (excellent knowledge of language)
Job offer is addi­tion­ally pub­lished at: inkl.,, DHV

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
Con­tact per­son:
Corinna Kaiser
Con­tact phone:
+49 (0)30 314-24063
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Dekan der Fakultät III, Prof. Dr. Aleksander Gurlo, Sekr. H 88, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin
By e-mail:
Applic­a­tion papers:
CV, copies of grades and titles, teaching portfolio, list of publications and lecture courses, description of research areas and grants