The University About us...
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes
multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics,
Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual
mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate
knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to
better understand, explain and advance society and the environment we live in.
FSTM is opening for its Department of Engineering a position for an Assistant
(tenure-track) or Associate Professor in Civil Engineering, with a focus on
Applicants with a research activity geared towards sustainable and
environmentally responsible development will be considered positively. This
includes for instance the circular construction economy, low carbon emission
concrete, integration of concrete with steel or renewable materials such as
timber, etc. Digital aspects of Civil engineering, such as digital twins of
buildings and BIM, monolithic concrete 3d printing for building, will also be
considered with interest. The university offers excellent infrastructure and
equipment in Civil engineering, including equipment specifically geared
towards research in structural engineering and concrete. The Department of
Engineering also offers a highly skilled and dedicated technical support team.
The University also offers a High-Performance Computing cluster, currently at
1,7petaflops, that can be used for computational research.
What we expect from you…
The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized or highly
promising researcher with proven competence in civil engineering sciences and
industrial applications in the domain of structural concrete engineering.
She/he will have an excellent academic record in the area of concrete
structures, documented research experience, a good record on industry
collaboration within the field and excellent knowledge about structural- and
especially concrete engineering.
A PhD degree in civil engineering sciences
Recognized and creative contributions in research in structural concrete
A successful experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels in structural concrete engineering
Good presentation and communication skills
Leadership abilities, good organizational and management skills
Interest in interdisciplinary collaborations
The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person
hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or
German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and
provides access to language courses to this end.
Contract Type: Fixed-term Assistant professor contract: 5 years, with
perspective of a permanent position and promotion to Associate Professor
upon a positive evaluation. In case of an excellent more senior candidate,
a direct appointment at the level of Associate Professor may be
Earliest starting date: January 2023
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Job Reference: UOL04925
How to apply...
Applications should contain a motivation letter, a research statement, a
detailed curriculum vitae, a full list of publications and the names of at
least four experts who can, upon request from the Faculty, provide reference
letters. All applications and letters should be sent to the Dean of the
Faculty, Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker, using the email address:
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and strives to
increase the share of female professors. We explicitly encourage women to
We ensure consideration for applications received by 31/08/2022.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values.
We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to
gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
In return you will get…
Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a
personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the
“University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to
the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban
site with excellent infrastructure.
A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European
institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous
non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations,
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The University of Luxembourg is and offers: - A highly international, young
and dynamic university - An exceptional research environment and skilled
support staff - A very competitive salary and benefits packages The University
of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the
share of female professors. As portrayed by recent hires and its outreach
activities, the Department of Engineering is actively engaged in this
endeavour. We explicitly encourage women to apply. More about the university
and the department: The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual
context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and
either French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the
other language and provides access to language courses to this end. The
University of Luxembourg, which currently ranks 20th among the world best
universities under 50 years on the Times Higher Education (THE) list, is a
public university with a strong focus on research and a highly international
faculty. Like the University, the Department of Engineering is ambitious and
intends to develop in excellence, breadth and diversity. Thanks to support by
multiple third-party funding schemes, the department is extremely active with
many postdoctoral researchers and PhD candidates.
Living in Luxembourg:
Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country, the green heart of Europe combining the
convenience of a metropolis with a human touch (www. euraxess.lu). There are
International/European schools and international tracks in local schools, as
well as an excellent child care system, making it quite possible to reconcile
an active academic activity with a happy family life.