The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences – which is practice-oriented, has a high research activity, and offers considerable opportunities – provides its 2700 students with a top academic education linked to a great practical orientation within the disciplines: Engineering, Social Sciences and Economics, Design, Media & Arts and Health Sciences. Focusing on research and teaching innovation and international orientation, the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences initiates future-proof solutions for industry and society; particularly within the dynamic fields of technology, health and media. For further information, see:
The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is currently establishing a research group in the field of Smart Building Envelopes and Smart Energy Systems. What we are looking for:

Building Construction – Structural Design Senior Researcher (f/m) 
with Focus on envelope and shell constructions

with the possibility of receiving the academic degree FH-Professur (FH-Professorship)

Your tasks

  • Research activity in the field of Smart Building Envelopes
  • External fund raising
  • Publishing and lecturing activities
  • Contributing to the research field’s national and international networking
  • Contributing to the research center’s and study program’s qualitative development
  • Project-related management activities and guiding of (junior) researchers

Our requirements

  • Subject-specific academic graduation in the field of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Mechanical Engineering with focus on building envelopes and/or production and the like, with dissertation
  • At least 4 years of subject-related research experience or at least 2 years of both subject-related research and work experience
  • Experience with external fund raising
  • Experience with project management
  • Scientific publications
  • National and international subject-specific networks
  • Level of proficiency in German: at least B2
    Level of proficiency in English: at least C1
  • Social and communication skills
  • Capacity for enthusiasm and teamwork
We offer an interesting and varied job at a dynamic university within an interdisciplinary setting.   
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Especially women are invited to apply for this research position.
The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is committed to diversity and equality. Applicants with disabilities are favored.



  • Working hours: 40 hours per week           
  • Job location: Campus Kuchl
  • Start-of-work date: asap / by arrangement        
  • Contract time frame: The initial project phase lasts 5 years
  • Remuneration: € 55.000, -- gross salary per year (or higher; amount of remuneration based on qualifications and work experience