Professor for "Operations and Innovation Management"

Hochschule Rhein-Waal

The Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve and Kamp-Lintfort offers an innovative, international environment combined with first-rate teaching in interdisciplinary Bachelor and Master's degree courses, taught mainly in English. It is strong in conducting research in disciplines such as technology and social science. More than 6,000 students have already enrolled.

We are looking for support in the faculty of Communication and Environment, Campus Kamp-Lintfort and would like to fill the following vacancy summer term 2018:

Professor for "Operations and Innovation Management", Campus Kamp-Lintfort
Salary Scale W 2 Federal Civil Service Pay System,
reference number 08/F4/17

Your tasks

  • The candidate should represent the field of Innovation Management in teaching and research in the faculty of Communication and Environment and offer expertise in the area of Operations
  • Involvement in applied research in cooperation with the business sector, as well as research and development (r&d) work at university and research institutes, together with technology transfer
  • Teaching course includes contents of the Bachelor and Master's degree courses
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation in the fields of R&D, Engeneering, Marketing & Sales
  • Teaching basic courses and optional courses in German and English in the context of the teaching area, also in the evening and at the weekend
  • Activities in the field of academic self-administration

Your profile

  • University education in business management and pertinent doctorate
  • Practical professional experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Research expertise to be verified by relevant publications, lectures and research projects
  • Excellent command of the English language is essential
  • Creativity, enthusiasm and team skills

We offer

  • An exciting challenge in an interdisciplinary, international, young and dynamically growing university
  • A pleasant working environment in a committed team
  • The possibility of linking teaching and research closely together
  • The possibility to independently develop your teaching area and establish industrial and academic contacts.

The general statutory employment prerequisites result from Section 36 of the Law regarding the Universities in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz HG). Accordingly, the following are required in particular:

  • a completed course of study in a pertinent subject at a scientific university
  • special aptitude for scientific work, usually verified by the quality of a doctorate
  • special achievements in applying or developing scientific knowledge and methods during a period of at least five years of professional experience, including at least three years outside the academic sector.

Those applicants not being German native speaker shall at least have basic knowledge of the German language.

We promote the professional development of women. Applications from women are therefore explicitly welcomed. In areas where women are not adequately represented, they shall be given preferential consideration when offering the same suitability, capability and professional achievements as men according to the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz), unless there are exceptional reasons for giving preference to another applicant.

When offering the same suitability, preferential consideration shall be given to applications from suitable candidates with severe disabilities and equivalent persons pursuant to Section 2 (3) German Social Security Code, Book IX (SGB IX).

It is generally possible to fill the position in line with a private-law employment status.

Please send your written application with relevant documents and the completed application form ( by via post stating the reference number, addressed to the Department Human Resources of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Marie-Curie-Str. 1, 47533 Kleve, Germany.

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