Professorship (W1 with Tenure Track to W3) in the domain of Digital Logistics Technology
Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH)
In line with the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg's ambition to further develop the city into a
knowledge metropolis, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) is expanding its activities in research
and teaching. With its strategy of growth TUHH aims
to expand its position as a leading international, interdisciplinary, and innovative university of technology.
TUHH is a modern and dynamic university, striving for
international excellence in research and teaching. It sets
the ideal conditions for unlocking the knowledge and
innovation potential of today's technological challenges
by combining its engineering expertise in the three focal
areas Green Technologies, Life Science Technologies
and Aviation and Maritime Systems with cross-cutting
research on digitization and new materials.
As a part of its educational strategy TUHH is developing new, international degree programs for tomorrow?s engineers, building on its excellent reputation for
innovation in teaching and learning for the engineering sciences. All professorships are funded by the Joint
Federal Government-Länder Tenure Track Programme
("Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses").
For all positions the initial appointment will be for
three years, with the possibility of renewal for a further three years after a positive interim evaluation.
After positive evaluation in the final year, the candidate is tenured on a professorial level (W3). All
appointments are due to commence in the summer
WITH TENURE TRACK TO W3
IN THE DOMAIN OF
DIGITAL LOGISTICS TECHNOLOGY
Ref. No. P-20-07
The School of Management Sciences and Technology seeks applications that establish research and teaching in Digital Logistics
Technology at TUHH. The ideal candidate holds a degree in Engineering and a doctorate in the fields of Logistics or Industrial
Engineering. The professorship requires research experience in Technical Logistics as shown by publications in scientific and
practitioner journals. A strong IT and digitalization background is mandatory. Practical work experience in industry, ideally in
initial management positions, is desirable. The candidate should also have worked with companies and other external partners
in joint transfer and consultancy projects, preferably self-acquired. TUHH is looking for an ambitious scholar with a research and
teaching focus in at least one, preferably several of the following research themes and fields:
Investigation of the use of localization and sensor data (3D, 2D, radio signals) for planning and control of
Further development of simulation methods and tools through integration of Internet of Things (IoT) sensor data into
simulation models of logistics processes
Development of logistical solutions for new concepts of production, such as matrix production
Digital technologies, such as Blockchain or Machine Learning, and their impact on logistics
The person appointed to the post will teach courses in different degree programs of the School of Management and Technology, at both undergraduate and graduate level. Experience with teaching and student supervision in the field of Technical
Logistics is required. Collaboration with industry partners requires a good command of both English and German.
The TUHH acknowledges exceptional and
innovative teaching achievements and
capabilities. Successful applicants will therefore
contribute to TUHH's prominent profile
of innovative teaching methods with high
quality undergraduate (B.Sc.) and graduate
(M.Sc.) courses. The courses are in English
and German; for non-German speakers a
willingness to learn German is expected.
TUHH is an equal opportunity
employer and particularly welcomes
and encourages applications from
women. It is certified as a familyfriendly university and supports
dual careers. Applications by disabled persons with equal qualifications will be given preference.
Applications can be submitted in
German or English. Please upload your
application (including CV, Ref. No., a
list of publications, relevant certificates,
overview of research activities and
teaching experience) using the QR code
on the right side or the link: https://intranet.tuhh.de/aktuell/stellen/
The deadline for applications
is August 06, 2020.
For questions, please contact
the Vice President Research,
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Timm-Giel,
phone +49 (0)40 42878-3049
and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The legal framework of the
Federal Republic of Germany applies (in Hamburg
the law is applied pursuant
to Section 15 HmbHG).
Applicants over the age
of 50 cannot expect to be
employed as civil servants.