One Professorship in Textile Chemistry and Textile Recycling at HTW Berlin University

HTW Berlin is looking for an outstanding professional with extensive practical experience in industry who can represent the subject areas textile chemistry and textile recycling in teaching and research. If you have practical experience in only one subject area, you must be prepared to familiarise yourself with the other field in a timely manner. You have a completed university degree in a relevant discipline as well as a special aptitude for academic work, evidence of which is usually provided by a doctoral degree.
Knowledge of prefabricated parts finishing and recycling economy in the textile and clothing industry is desirable.
HTW Berlin aims to further develop the content of teaching and research in this field, and attaches importance to the optimum representation of this subject area within the university and the industry. It follows that the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and project-oriented manner as well as strong teamwork skills are required. Educational and didactic skills must be demonstrated through experience in teaching or training. Furthermore, applicants must have an extensive network in the textile and clothing industry and should have authored relevant academic research and development articles, preferably on one of the topics mentioned.

Recruitment requirements:
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). We therefore expect a university degree, pedagogical skills and a special aptitude for academic work (doctorate) as required for the aforementioned professorship, as well as proof of at least five years of relevant professional experience, three of which must be outside the university.

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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.


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Deadline 29.04.2020

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