Offer 509 out of 537 from 21/07/23, 07:45


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty III – Process Sciences - Institute of Environmental Technology - Chaire of Environmental Process Engineering

University Professorship - BesGr. W3

in the field of "Environmental Process Engineering".

Working field:

The position holder is to represent the chair "Environmental Process Engineering" in teaching and research.

The focus is on leading the chair in the development and optimization of innovative processes and procedures for the protection of various environmental compartments (soil, water, air). The research profile should cover the following aspects:
  • Experimental research on treatment plants for industry, agriculture, public infrastructure or on treatment plants for the removal of pollutants from the environment and their
  • Simulation, modelling and additional advanced aspects of digitalization, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, digital twins.
The aim of the research is resource and energy efficiency, avoidance and reduction of pollutants as well as a contribution to sustainability from conception to implementation in practice.

Teaching responsibilities include 9 SWS for the bachelor's and master's degree "Environmental Science and Engineering". The courses should be held in German and English.

Further responsibilities include leadership and management of the work group and its staff, promotion of young scholars, women and social diversity, knowledge [and technology transfer, internationalization initiatives, gender- and diversity-competent and sustainability-oriented action as well as committee and commission work.


  • Candidates must fulfil the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 100 BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act); this includes a completed academic education in a suitable discipline, the special aptitude for scientific work (usually the quality of a doctorate), additional scientific achievements (usually a positively evaluated junior professorship, habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements) or special achievements in the application or development of scientific knowledge and methods in at least five years of professional practice, of which at least three years must have been spent outside the higher education sector, as well as pedagogical-didactic qualifications, demonstrated by teaching experience and visualized in a teaching portfolio (for further information see TUB Website
  • Evidence of independent and internationally recognized research in the above-mentioned research profile through relevant publications and successful projects (incl. patents)
  • Development profile documented by an innovative research concept, which expands and supplements the profile of the Institute for Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Many years of experience in the acquisition and management of projects
  • Many years of experience in leading a working group
  • Strong experience in working with interdisciplinary and/or international teams.

  • Strong experience in the area of promoting junior researchers and women as well as in the area of equality and diversity
  • active involvement in the field of science communication and technology transfer

As an internationally distinguished university, we require very good knowledge of English and welcome applications from non-German-speaking academics who are willing to learn the German language as soon as possible.

How to apply:

Technische Universität Berlin is committed to increasing the proportion of women in research and teaching and strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. Technische Universität Berlin values the diversity of its staff and is committed to an equality of opportunity.

Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly institution of higher education, and our Dual Career Service Center offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.

Please send your application indicating the job reference number III-454/23 and including the appropriate documentation (cover letter, CV, research concept of no more than 5 pages, teaching portfolio, list of publications and list of projects acquired) to Alternatively, applications may be submitted in paper form together with a digital version (USB drive) to Technische Universität Berlin – Die Präsidentin – Prof. Dr. Frank Behrendt, Dekan der Fakultät III, Sekr. H 88, Strasse des 17. Juni 135, D-10623 Berlin. For any enquiries relating to the application process please contact the faculty administration via e-mail to

Technische Universität Berlin aims to improve the fairness of its appointment procedures and has developed a template to take account of academic age in appointment procedures as part of a pilot project. The template is to be used regularly in the procedures from the beginning of 2023. The form (Excel file) is available for download here,

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Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Dekan der Fakultät III, Prof. Dr. Frank Behrendt, Sekr. H88, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin