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Welcome to Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, one of the leading research universities in Saxony-Anhalt. Located in the heart of Central Germany, Anhalt University’s innovative approach combines international-level research and teaching with excellent study and living conditions.
With more than 70 degree programs, we provide students with the freedom to develop their own personalities. Most importantly, we prepare about 8,000 German and international students for a successful career start.
Anhalt University’s Department of Architecture, Facility Management and Geoinformation in Dessau invites applications for the
Professorship in Urban Planning
(salary group W 2)
Urban planning in the context this vacancy deals with the large-scale and sustainable development of cities, in particular with spatial, social, technical, economic and legal relationships and associated processes in formal and informal planning.
The area of expertise comprises: Urban land-use planning with construction planning law (zoning and site development planning, zoning and subdivision law), transport planning, open space planning and urban design.
Candidates are required to have a university degree in architecture or urban planning/urban development. Decisive factors are profound expertise and experiences in the appointment area. Membership in a professional urban development association is desirable. International experiences and perspectives in professional practice, research or teaching activity are welcomed. The candidate is expected to be able to use English as the medium of instruction in his/her classes.
Teaching requirements of this post, consisting of lectures and seminars, include the fundamentals of urban planning and urban land-use planning, teaching in the Master’s degree programs as well as supervising Bachelor’s and Master’s theses.
Social and leadership skills plus a research potential in the context of the candidate’s professional career are expected. Research experience in the field of urban planning is considered equivalent to substantial professional experience in municipal urban planning authorities. Urban planning experiences in the applicant’s own office, such as urban planning projects, zoning plans and site development plans for local authorities are also considered equivalent.
The applicant is also expected to engage in developing the Department’s modules and degree programs, collaborate in academic self-administration processes (Hochschulselbstverwaltung) and participate in interdisciplinary cooperation.
The requirements for employment are governed by Article 35 Hochschulgesetz Land Sachsen-Anhalt (HSG LSA). According to Article 17 of the Constitution of Anhalt University (Grundordnung der Hochschule Anhalt), in conjunction with Article 38 HSG LSA, any first appointment as a professor is generally probationary. The salary is paid in line with legal and budgetary conditions.
Anhalt University wishes to increase the proportion of women amongst its academic personnel and, thus, expressively encourages qualified women to apply for the post.
The requirements of SGB IX apply to severely handicapped candidates with equal suitability, qualifications and professional performance.
Applications with the usual documents (CV, breakdown of the scientific career including teaching and professional practical activities, list of publications, certified certificates/documents – higher education entrance qualification, university degree, doctorate, post-doctoral qualification/Habilitation, if applicable) are requested to be sent by November 1, 2018 to:
Präsident der Hochschule Anhalt
Bernburger Straße 55
06366 Köthen (Anhalt)
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