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Professor Position (Full Professor) in Continuum Mechanics at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Leibniz University Hannover is seeking to fill a Full Professor position in Continuum Mechanics to start Fall 2019. The professorship is linked to the management of the institute of the same name and represents the subject inteaching and research.

 Research experience and international visibility in one or more of the following areas is required: 

Materialt heory, multi-scale and multified modelling, finite element method, high performance computing, 

development of mesh-free methods.


 The willingness to cooperate in inter-institute research and transfer projects, especially in the areas of 

material science, productiontechnology and mechatronics, as well as the raising of third-party funds, is 

expected. In teaching,participation in the basic subject "TechnischeMechanik"is required,as is the 

teaching of Finite Elements, Continuum mechanics and theory of materials.


 The applicant should have an outstanding didactic and scientific qualification, which is proven by a habilitation or several years of relevant and successful alternative research activity.


 General responsibilities and conditions of appointment apply, in accordance with the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NiedersächsischesHochschulgesetz-NHG).


 Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.


 As an equaopportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover has set itself the strategic aim of significantly increasing the proportion of women. Female scientists are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. 

Applications from abroad are especially welcome. Preference will be given to equally qualified candidates with disabilities.


 In its mission statement, Leibniz University Hannover attaches great importance to the international 

orientation of teaching and research. At the same time, it places significant value on the intensive guidance 

and support of its students and on the university's close ties to the region and to Lower Saxony. 

lts professors are thus expected to be based in the Hannover Region.


Successful candidates who have reached the age of fifty by the time of appointment and who do not already have civilservant status will generally be given an employment contract.


For further information please contact the Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

(phone +49 511 762 18302, email:

Please submit your application with supporting documents by March 8, 2019 to


Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover

Dekan der Fakultät für Maschinenbau

Im Moore 11b

30167 Hannover


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