Professorship of Monument Preservation Management and Restoring Structures (salary group W 2)

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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 some 7,500 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 of

Monument Preservation Management and Restoring Structures (salary group W 2)

which is to be filled at the earliest possible date.

Job Description:

This professorship has responsibility for the field of monument preservation and restoring structures. The special profile of the professorship is characterized by its practice-oriented approach.

The position holder (m/f/x) represents the professorship in an application-oriented manner in teaching, continuing education and research.

The focus of the professorship is on management and teaching within the English-taught master’s program Architectural & Cultural Heritage (MAC), which is designed for students with a multidisciplinary and international background. The program aims for a comprehensive scientific and practical examination of the material cultural heritage. Within the program as well as in the courses taught in the other degree programs (Bachelor and Master of Architecture and Master of Monument Preservation Management), the position holder primarily represents the teaching areas of building preservation, which includes building with existing structures.

The professorship requires a high level of commitment to supervising bachelor’s and master’s theses, student projects and excursions, as well as to the strategic further development of the consecutive degree programs, the expansion and development of career-integrated, continuing education and dual degree programs. Anhalt University’s application-oriented study approach requires an intensive cooperation with the practice and training partners.

Applied research will focus on interdisciplinary cooperation with national and international universities and research institutions, with companies and professional associations as well as with other departments at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. Active participation in the acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects and research and development projects is expected.

Anhalt University of Applied Sciences has the right to award doctorates in research-intensive disciplines. Participation in the inter-university Doctoral Center “Architecture and Design Research” is therefore desired.

Active participation in the University’s collaborative academic management structures (akademische Selbstverwaltung) is also one of the responsibilities of the professorship.

Requirement Profile: 

We are looking for a person with practical experience in the field of monument preservation and building in existing structures, especially in the areas of renovation in accordance with monument preservation regulations, further construction in the area of protected ensembles, or building research.

The applicant (m/f/x) will have a relevant university degree in the field of the appointment, such as architecture or monument preservation, and will have successfully completed a doctorate, or will have a particular aptitude for artistic work.

The position holder is expected to apply current approaches in teaching, in particular, the program-relevant contents in practical monument preservation and building in existing structures in both English and German, in the bachelor’s / master’s degree programs. The module courses assigned to the professorship are to be further developed using modern didactic methods and techniques. A special focus is to be placed on digital teaching concepts. Current research findings are to be integrated into the curricula.

Furthermore, the future position holder should demonstrate expertise in the acquisition and implementation of collaborative and/or externally funded projects with partners from academia and practice, and should have publications to their name in the aforementioned focus areas.

International networking in the subject area of the professorship is desired.

Excellent knowledge of the German and English languages is required, as are intercultural skills.

Employment requirements: 

The requirements for employment are governed by article 35 Hochschulgesetz des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt (HSG LSA).

Any first-time appointment to a professorship is based on fulfilling the requirements for a probationary civil servant position (Beamtenverhältnis auf Probe). Anhalt University wishes to increase the proportion of women amongst its academic personnel and, thus, expressly encourages qualified women to apply for the post.

The requirements of SGB IX apply to severely disabled applicants with the same qualifications and professional record.

Applications containing the usual documents (CV, outline of scientific career including teaching and related practical activities, list of research and publication activities, authenticated certificates/documents – higher education entrance qualification, graduation diploma/university certificates, PhD/doctoral certificate, if applicable, post-doctoral qualification/Habilitation) are to be sent to the President of Anhalt University of Applied Sciences until 19/11/2023.

Please send an email with the subject line « Denkmalpflege und Bauen im Bestand » to We will then send you a personal upload link for your digital application documents.

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