Full Professor / Associate Professor / Lecturer in Materials Engineering: plastics and composites

Vacancy for: Faculty of Engineering

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The Faculty of Engineering invites applications for the following position effective September 2022.

Job profile:

We are looking for Candidates with academic and professional expertise in one or more of the following areas: Materials development/science of plastics and composites, their characterization and testing.

The applicant should be ready to familiarize himself with neighboring disciplines in the field of Robotics & Automation, and manufacturing. In addition, the applicant should be able to teach core and major courses in the Mechanical Engineering Department. The position will be equipped with a modern research and training lab.


• Candidates should hold a PhD or Doctorate with extensive industrial working experience (at least 3 years) in a related discipline: Work experience in the industrial development of plastic materials and composites concerning practical design of plastics and composites to meet market requirements. Knowledge in testing and characterizing these materials is also expected. Expertise in processing and manufacturing parts from these materials is desirable.
• Track record of collaborative research and successful supervision
• Excellent teaching ability at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
• High capacity to develop pedagogical innovations and to manage a study programme
• Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentation)
• Proficiency in English (oral and written)

Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or graduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who have a record of accomplishment in independent and applied research.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, a list of publications, and names of at least three referees.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit applications by 30th of August 2022

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department hr@giu-uni.de

Post Date: Monday, May 23, 2022

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