Faculty V – Mechanical Engineering and Transport Systems

Information about Appointment Procedures at Faculty V – Mechanical Engineering and Transport Systems

Appointment procedures consist of a number of stages and are based on legal provisions. The most important legal regulations are the Berlin State Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz - BerlHG) as well as TU Berlin internal regulations such as the Appointment Regulations (Berufungsordnung), Tenure Track Regulations, relevant guidelines, the State Equal Opportunities Act (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz) and Social Code (Sozialgesetzbuch IX).

The appointment committee supports the entire procedure at our faculty including establishing an appointment committee in the Faculty Board, initiating job postings and advising the appointment committee up to the awarding of the appointment.

Appointment as a Professor

The appointment of professors and the procedures involved are very important for the overall development of the University. Find out more about our appointment procedures.

Short Questionnaire and Requirements

Would you like to apply for a professorship at our faculty?

Please submit your application including CV, certificates, your list of publications, details of research areas, third-party funding, a teaching portfolio with the names of courses taught and copies of up to five publications. Please also complete our short questionnaire for applicants. In addition to general service law requirements, hiring requirements for W2/W3 professorships are on the basis of Section 100 (1) BerlHG. For junior professorships (W1), the requirements pursuant to Section 102a BerlHG apply.

Please also refer to TU Berlin’s Appointment Regulations as well as its Tenure Track Regulations if you wish to apply for a tenure track professorship.

A teaching portfolio is an important part of any appointment procedure. 

Candidates invited to present their teaching and research are requested to submit a research concept and a leadership and equal opportunities concept.


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