Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

Professor in the following subject area: Urban Design and Building Typology

2024-07-31 (Europe/Berlin)
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With over 15,500 students, four departments with more than 270 professors and more than 1,000 employees in teaching, research and central service units, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany. "Opportunities through education" is our living motto. Practical relevance, interdisciplinary education, international orientation and regional integration characterize our profile. Diversity and social responsibility are our values. We are sustainable in all dimensions. Excellent quality in teaching and research is our aspiration.

We are looking to fill the following position in Faculty 1: Architecture • Civil Engineering • Geomatics by October 01, 2025.

Professor (W2 salary scale HBesG, Hessian Federal Civil Service Remuneration Act)

in the following subject area:
Urban Design and Building Typology
Job advertisement number P22/2024

We are looking for a committed person with a proven track record in practice and theory and a university degree in urban planning, urban design or architecture. The ability to work scientifically in the specialist field, pedagogical competence and aptitude as well as the ability to work in a team are required. Particular expertise is expected in the design of spaces and processes at different scales, at the interface of urban planning and building typology. Experience in innovative housing development and dealing with the existing building stock is desirable. In addition to planning and design, methodological and instrumental skills, social and community aspects as well as participation and activation processes must also be taught.

The post holder with extensive professional experience should represent the subject area of “Urban Design and Building Typology” in all teaching units of the department, particularly in teaching and research in the Bachelor's and Master's degree programs “Architecture” and “Urban Planning” as well as “Environmental Management and Urban Planning in Metropolitan Areas”.

Your tasks:

  • Teaching in the basic courses of urban planning, urban design and building science.
  • Supervision of design and final theses in the above-mentioned degree programs.
  • Teaching in in-depth, theory-related elective subjects.
  • Ability to teach in German and English.

We offer a motivating working environment with open exchange in a broad-based team as well as diverse opportunities for collaboration in research and teaching.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. Janna Hohn by e-mail at For more information on employment at Faculty 1, please refer to

The position is available for an unlimited period of time. When first appointed to a professorship, employment is initially on a probationary civil service basis or on a permanent employment basis with a three-year probationary period.

Conditions of employment, further duties and prerequisites result from §§ 67 - 69, 75 and 76 of the Hessian Higher Education Act; to be viewed at

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age, and sexual orientation and identity. People with disabilities are given preference in cases of equal personal and professional suitability. As a holder of the "Family-friendly University" certificate, the university will take your individual family situation into account when organizing your working hours.

Applications with the usual informative documents (incl. list of publications, projects, description of previous teaching and research activities) are requested by July 31 2024, quoting the reference number, by e-mail to (please send all documents in one PDF file):

To the President of the
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Human Resources
Nibelungenplatz 1, D-60318 Frankfurt

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Professor in the following subject area: Urban Design and Building Typology
Nibelungenplatz 1 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Application deadline
2024-07-31 23:59 (Europe/Berlin)
2024-07-31 23:59 (CET)
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