Professor Bes.Gr.W2 in Smart Energy Systems and Power Grids - Energy Technology

School/Institution:Technische Hochschule Deggendorf, Germany, Pfarrkirchen

Discipline: Energy Technology

Employment Type:Full-time


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Professor (d|m|w) Bes.Gr.W2; in the field of "Smart Energy Systems and Power Grids"

Summer Semester 2023 or later
Full Time
Application Deadline:
23 October 2022


The energy transition towards a more sustainable system is core challenge of this century. A position at the rapidly expanding European Campus Rottal-Inn (ECRI) will allow you to educate new engineers and foster innovative research. The areas of teaching and research can include the whole chain of future power systems and smart buildings towards smart cities ranging from topics in smart control to holistic system planning.

In order to enable a modern, practice-oriented education of the students, the further development of the European Campus as well as the development of new study programmes and the participation in self-administration are among the tasks in addition to teaching.


The European Campus Rottal Inn is looking for an outstanding personality who is able to help further the international reputation of our institution. Your are quipped with sound experience and international reputation in the field of smart energy systems and power grids. Furthermore you should posess an interdisciplinary background and relevant experience in the field of e-learning projects and in obtaining third-party funding.

Due to the international orientation of the campus, the majority of the courses are held in English. Therefore, a high
level of written and spoken German and English are required. Several years of experience abroad and international
cooperation with partners from universities, research and industry are desirable.


  • Completed university education
  • Exceptional research skills, usually demonstrated by a doctoral qualification
  • Pedagogical aptitude
  • Outstanding accomplishments in the development or implementation of research throughout at least five years professional experience. This must have been acquired after the completion of academic studies with at least three of the five years outside the higher education sector.
    In some cases, proof of non-academic professional work may be acceptable when a significant part of this work involved the co-operation between the higher education sector and a non-academic body over a minimum period of five years.


The Deggendorf Institute of Technology is one of the most dynamic and ambitious universities of applied sciences in Southern Germany renowned for excellence in research.
R&D projects are always rooted in real-life cases, as research staff collabo-rate with regional and international companies from the private sector to develop innovative solutions for immediate appli-cation, mainly funded by national government and EU grants. For example, between June and November 2021, 60 applications for research funds were approved by the local government, supplying our professors and scientists with the financial backing to work on R&D projects. To further support these projects, professors are granted teaching-free semesters to focus on research work.

Our own facilities provide an ideal environment for applied research and teaching: 3 teaching campuses in Deggendorf, Cham and Pfarrkirchen plus 13 innovation and technology campuses equipped with the best facilities to specialise in a particular field (as depicted) are dotted in a network around the region. Research projects are generally catagorised into four main areas: Digitalisation, Sustainability, Intelligent Mobility and Health Sciences.

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We are an international, pioneering, and multi-awardwinning university of applied sciences founded in 1994 and
located in picturesque Bavaria, Southern Germany, in a stunning natural environment in central Europe. Our foundation is formed by a total of eight faculties focusing on Business, Engineering, Health Science, and Computer Science.
We are currently the most rapid-ly expanding university of applied sciences in Bavaria employ-ing over 400 professors, research assistants and lecturers, over 400 support and administration staff, and over 200 student am-bassadors and tutors from all over the world.

A wide support programme, such as a regular onboarding event and family support service, guarantee that every new staff member experiences a smooth start to his or her new position.

Further expansion would be unthinkable without international and diverse professionals; let us inspire you with the vibrant spirit of our university community.


  • relocation support including partner & family support
  • a modern & well equipped working environment
  • great perks & conditions with an excellent work-life balance

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We are looking forward to recieving your application complete with the following documents: CV, certificates and qualifications, and proof of your professional career with the corresponding references.
Simply upload your application using our application portal at
Our HRM team will happily answer any questions you may have about the application process. You can also connect with us via LinkedIn!

Lisa Rottenecker

The teaching load for a full-time professorship at a university of applied sciences is currently 18 teaching hours per week (SWS).

The position is suitable for severely disabled persons. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they essentially have equal qualifications, competence and professional performance.

The Deggendorf Institute of Technology aims to increase the proportion of women among its scientific staff.
State-wide information for Bavaria can be found at

Those below the age of 52 can be appointed as civil servants.


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