As part of the federal and state program for the advancement of junior scholars, Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty VI - Planning Building Environment - Institute of Urban and Regional Planning currently has a vacancy for a
Tenure-Track-Professorship, remuneration group W1, fixed term, to be continued as a lifetime professorship, remuneration group W3,
in “Social Cohesion, Diversity and Migration in Spatial Planning”.
The professorship should represent the aspects of social cohesion, diversity, and migration in urban and regional planning in research and teaching. Using theory and practical examples, the professorship should examine the social foundations, framework conditions, and control capabilities of socio-spatial compatible planning and urban development. Applicants are expected to have knowledge in two of the following topics:
Space-related marginalization and exclusion processes and aspects of the further development of infrastructures as goods and services of public services
Spatial characteristics and consequences of increasing socio-cultural and socio-economic diversity and pluralization of lifestyles in cities for spatial planning
Gender and diversity-compatible planning and intercultural urban development practice
The development of at least one other field is expected and will be taken into account when defining the evaluation criteria.
Teaching responsibilities are to be fulfilled in the Urban and Regional Planning as well as Urban Design degree programs in both German and English.
The position holder is further required to undertake additional teaching duties within the faculty as well to perform duties relating to academic self-administration.
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, (see Technische Universität Berlin’s website: https://www.tu-berlin.de/menue/einrichtungen/praesidium/projekte_des_praesidiums/neuberufene/berufungsportal/bewerbung/sprachenpolitik/parameter/de/). The successful candidate is expected to assume responsibility for leading a research group and managing its staff, should possess the requisite skills for the advancement of junior scholars and women and to deal with the issue of gender and diversity, as well as show active commitment to knowledge and technology transfer and science communication.
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.
Technische Universität Berlin offers its tenure track professors structured mentoring to support their professional development. The University values the diversity of its members and is committed to equality of opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly university and its Dual Career Service can assist you and your family with your move to Berlin.
Please submit your application in German or English quoting the reference number VI-812/20 by March 24, 2021 include all requisite documents (CV, certificates, concept for research and teaching, teaching portfolio, details of acquired external funding and a publications list highlighting which five publications you regard as the most significant, etc.) in a single pdf file only by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic documents submitted using cloud services such as WE-Transfer or Dropbox cannot be accepted.
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CV, certificates, concept for research and teaching, teaching portfolio, details of acquired external funding and a publications list highlighting which five publications you regard as the most significant, etc.