Technische Universität Berlin University Professor

Technische Universität Berlin – Faculty VI – Building Planning Environment – Institute of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning is advertising a full position of a University Professor- salary grade W 3.

For the chair of ”Environmental Economics of Land Use“
Reference number: VI-155/15 (to be filled as soon as possible)

Responsibilities: The position specializes in the analysis and development of economic and regulatory instruments in the context of environmentally sound land use, efficient human-environmental systems analysis, spatially explicit environmental planning, along with national and international biodiversity policy.

In-depth knowledge in several of the following topics is expected:

  • Economic analysis and evaluation of environmental policy,
  • modeling economic drivers of land use,
  • instruments for sustainable use and conservation of ecosystems,
  • economic methods for valuing ecosystem services, biodiversity and landscapes, as well as recreation economics.

Moreover, excellent expertise and experience in the application of different economic methods is required.

Teaching responsibilities include curriculum within the German-speaking Bachelor course “Ecology and Environmental Planning”, as well as the English-speaking Master courses, “Environmental Planning” and “Environmental Policy and Planning”.

Requirements: Candidates should fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 100 BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act) [the information leaflet will be provided upon request], including a completed academic education, qualified achievements in research (PhD), post-doctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) or equivalent qualification and pedagogical didactic qualifications, to be given proof of by a teaching portfolio (for more information see TUB website, quick access no. 144242). We are looking for an outstanding

We are looking for an outstanding researcher in “Environmental Economics of Land Use”, capable of increasing the international visibility of TU Berlin in this area. A successful track record in securing and leading research projects is desirable; communication skills, personnel management capabilities as well as willingness of interdisciplinary co-operation with departments of TU Berlin and research establishments outside university are essential. Willingness to take on administrative tasks is expected as well as didactic skills and academic teaching experience.

Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.

Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.

Please send your application until 22/06/2015 indicating the job reference number and including the appropriate documentation (CV, educational degree, certificates and/or diplomas, references, works considered relevant for the application, research and teaching plan, teaching portfolio) preferably by e-mail (pdf format, max. 30 pages) to or in writing (including a data carrier with a digital version) indicating the job reference number to Technische Universität Berlin – Der Präsident -, Dekan der Fakultät VI, Prof. Dr. Köppel, Sekr. A1, Straße des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin.

Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.

The vacancy is also available on the internet at


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