Faculty VI - Planning Building Environment

Evaluation Criteria for the Professorship Building Research and Heritage Conservation, in particular Building Research of Ancient Constructions

The evaluation criteria listed below under I. are directly binding for all tenure track professorships at TU Berlin (Section 3 (2) Tenure Track Regulations of TU Berlin).

The recommended additional evaluation criteria under II. reflect the culture of the specific discipline and the focus of the professorship (Section 3 (3) and (4) Tenure Track Regulations of TU Berlin). These criteria will be amended during appointment negotiations to reflect the appointee’s profile and background (Section 3 (6) Tenure Track Regulations of TU Berlin).

I. Criteria which apply across the University

Research

  • The originality and/or academic breadth and/or depth of the work undertaken
  • Significant contributions to publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or monographs as well as in collected works published by recognized publishers (including in electronic format)
  • Contributions to conferences (e.g. talks, papers)
  • Potential for academic development in international comparison
  • Third-party funding acquired

Teaching

  • Devising and teaching of different types of courses at different levels (bachelor´s, master´s, etc.)
  • Quality of teaching (e.g. based on an evaluation)
  • Supervision of theses

Advancement of junior scholars

  • Supervision of the academic advancement and further qualification of research associates and teaching and research assistants
  • Supervision of at least one doctoral candidate
  • Providing evaluations for doctoral procedures

Involvement in academic self-management

Within Technische Universität Berlin

  • Participating in committees or assuming offices and/or functions

Outside Technische Universität Berlin

  • Participating in committees
  • Writing evaluations

Supporting knowledge transfer

  • Contributions to science communication

Language skills

  • Acquiring German language skills to the required level (proven by an official certificate of level from a recognized language school or institute)

II. Proposed additional criteria

Research

  • To implement the university-wide criterion “Third-party funding acquired”:
    • Application for third-party funding for a project that is initiated jointly with partners outside the TU Berlin, or a sub-project that is integrated into collaborative research
    • Acquisition of third-party funds for research within and outside the subject area of archaeological building research
  • As part of the university-wide criterion “Significant contributions to publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or monographs as well as in collected works published by recognized academic publishers (including in electronic format)”: contributions within as well as outside the subject area of archaeological building research
  • To implement the university-wide criterion “Contributions to conferences (e.g. talks, papers)”: active contributions to scientific events within as well as outside the subject area or archaeological building research

Teaching

  • As part of the university-wide criterion “Devising and teaching of different types of courses at different levels (bachelor’s, master’s, etc.)”: teaching contributions to the annually changing project in accordance with Section 3 (4) of the study and examination regulations of the master’s program in Building Archeology and Heritage Conservation of 18.01.2017 (or the corresponding standard in subsequent regulations) as well as to a cross-degree course

Involvement in academic self-management

  • Active support of Technische Universität Berlin’s internationalization strategy as demonstrated by:
    • Invitations to host visiting scholars or
    • active involvement in an international summer school or international workshop or
    • if funding is approved, active involvement in the training program “Post Conflict Recovery of Cultural Heritage”, a training program in Jordan and Lebanon for young experts from different regions of the Middle East

Academic continuing education

  • Active involvement in doctoral colloquia

Language skills

  • Acquisition of possibly lacking language skills in English (demonstrated by a certificate from a recognized language testing institute)