Professorship "Technical Crisis Management Focusing on Water in Humanitarian Aid"

FH Münster

Münster, Germany 🇩🇪

Professorship in
“Technical Crisis Management Focusing on Water in Humanitarian Aid”
in the departments of Civil Engineering and Food • Nutrition • Facilities

What to expect:

  • You will teach in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes offered by the above departments, in the cooperative Master’s programme in Water Sciences and in interdepartmental programmes.
  • Your topics: Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in crisis zones, sustainable water use (including in agriculture), groundwater exploration and development, and enhancing resilience to disasters such as heavy rainfall, flooding and drought.
  • You will be willing to take on basic subjects and continually develop your teaching.
  • Your expertise will also be needed to develop application-oriented water research within our Centre of Competence for Humanitarian Aid.
  • You will get involved in the academy for humanitarian action (aha).
  • Last but not least, you will contribute constructively to the cooperative atmosphere in the departments and take responsibility in the self-government of the university.

Your background:

  • Your expertise is based on a university degree in engineering or science and a recognised doctorate.
  • You also have several years of professional experience in humanitarian aid or development cooperation, including the planning and implementation of relevant projects.
  • Scientific knowledge, practical experience and publications in the subject areas to be taught are additional valuable assets.
  • You have experience of teaching in higher education and are willing to support our internationalisation strategy by teaching mainly in German and networking across countries.
  • Experience in applying for research projects and an extensive network of practice partners round off your profile.

We offer you:

  • You can look forward to a new permanent W2 professorship on civil servant conditions – with the attractive opportunity to contribute your strengths in teaching, research and university management.
  • The Centre of Competence for Humanitarian Aid and the Institute for Infrastructure · Water · Resources · Environment offer you a wide range of links to application-oriented research.
  • The framework conditions we have created will enable you to strike a good work-life-family balance in the process.
  • Our extensive portfolio of professional teaching development will enable you to develop your skills on an ongoing basis.
  • You can look forward to an exciting challenge as part of a collegial community – your dedicated colleagues will assist you from the very beginning.
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration will allow you to pursue cutting-edge work.

We look forward to your online application by 1 October 2023. For reasons of data security, we kindly ask you to apply exclusively via our online form.

If you have any questions, please contact: Sandra Fleige ([email protected] or +49 251 83 64407).

Please refer to our website to find out more about the conditions governing the appointment and other information about the professorship.

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