Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Professorship (W2) in Resource-Efficient Building

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12.12.2017 - 12:15


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Ruhr-University Bochum, invites applications for the position (to fill as soon as possible) of a

Professorship (W2) in Resource-Efficient Building

The future holder of the position will represent the subject in research and teaching.

In research, there should be a focus in the area of the planning of newly constructed buildings, the usage and dismantling of resource-efficient and sustainable buildings in consideration of building physics and climate-relevant aspects. The knowledge and relevant competence in the areas of environmental and energy accounting, material flow management as well as life cycle planning are required. The future holder of the position will actively contribute in the development of the research focus of the faculty and will influence thereby the performance and the reputation of the Ruhr-University Bochum.

Regarding the teaching position, the future holder of the position is expected to teach with a focus on environmental planning, ecobalance and resource-efficient construction in the courses of the faculties of Environmental Technology and Resource Management as well as Civil and Environmental Engineering.


Positive evaluation as a junior professor or equivalent academic achievement (e.g. habilitation) or significant post-doctoral research contributions and teaching experience are as much required as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB.

We expect:

  • strong commitment to academic teaching at graduate and undergraduate level;
  • readiness to participate in interdisciplinary research;
  • readiness to contribute to joint research projects of the department;
  • a record to attract external funding;
  • good networking in the community of the relevant field of expertise, e.g. by cooperation in committees and commissions

Ruhr-University Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.

Complete applications including CV, copies of academic certificates, list of publications, list of self-raised third-party funds, and a teaching record should be sent by email to the Dean of the faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering; not later than 2018-03-15. Further information can be obtained from the chair of the hiring committee, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Höffer, Universitätsstr. 150, D-44780 Bochum, Fon: +49-234-32-26124, E-mail and on our website at

Art der Beschäftigung



Herr Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Höffer
44801 Bochum
+49 234 3227437

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Institut / Einrichtung
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
Donnerstag, 15. März 2018 - 23:59