The Berlin University of Applied Sciences is aims to fill a professorship (W2) in the School of Design and Culture (faculty 5) for the following subject area as soon as possible:
Subject area: Conservation and Restoration of Technical and Industrial Heritage ID no. 537 Bachelor’s degree programme Conservation‐and Restoration/Field Archaeology/Master’s degree programme Conservation‐and Restoration/Landscape Archaeology
Profile and Requirements
HTW Berlin is looking for a person who will represent the topic area in terms of teaching and research and develop it fur ther through own interdisciplinary projects. The following key areas of expertise are required:
– Application and development of conservation and restoration methods for technical and industrial heritage on the basis of materials science, technological and historical property research
– Research and implementation of conservation and restoration concepts for large-scale objects and technical collections including material combinations, particularly properties featuring composites of metal(s), polymers or other organic objects
– Research and implementation of preventive conservation for large objects experience presentations, in storage conditions and in outdoor areas, including monitoring
Restoration and conservation experience with challenging issues in collaboration with corresponding institutions, interdisciplinary cooperation and evidence of innovative approaches and concepts, e.g. through third-party funded projects and publication, is desirable. The successful applicant is expected to maintain the active supervision and continuation of the existing reference collection of synthetic and natural materials.
The prerequisite for the vacant subject area is a university degree in the field of conservation/restoration with a Phd or doctoral degree, as well as at least 5 years of experience in the specialist area in question, of which at least 3 are required in the fields of practical restoration, teaching and scientific research. The ability to cooperate, in addition to pedagogical expertise and social skills, is expected.
A willingness to participate in university committees, especially in terms of academic self-administration, as well as participation in the further development of the two degree programmes is also required.
The recruitment requirements for professors are based on § 100, section 1, nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, letter b) of the Berlin Higher Education Act (BerlHG). Please note that 5 years of relevant professional experience, 3 years of which must have been gained outside the university, is a prerequisite for recruitment. Further information can be found on our homepage at https://www.htw-berlin.de/karriere/stellenmarkt/stellenangebote-an-der-htw-berlin/. The professorial appointment is a full-time position. In principle, part-time employment in accordance with the regulations of the State Civil Service Act of the State of Berlin (LBG) is possible.
We look forward to receiving your detailed application in digital form only, summarised in a PDF document with evidence of your professional career, e.g. by means of references, copies of certificates and diplomas, which you should submit by 31.10.2021 quoting the ID no. 537 to the Dean of Faculty School of Design and Culture at HTW Berlin in 10313 Berlin. The email address is as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org
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HTW Berlin holds the Total-E-Quality award, promoting equality and a discrimination-free environment, and cooperates with the Dual Career Network Berlin. The university strives to increase the number of female professors, and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration.