REFERENCE NUMBER
045/24-6
STAFFING IS INTENDED

EARLIEST AT 1st APRIL 2025


SALARY
GRADE W 2
APPLICATION PERIOD

16TH June 2024

FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

CHAIR: “INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION”

The position is a permanent part-time position with 80 % of regular weekly working hours.

ABOUT US

Developing sustainable solutions to the societal challenges of today and tomorrow. This is the goal of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg), northern Germany’s leading applied sciences university when it comes to reflective practice. Our central focus is the excellence of our teaching and our degree courses. Simultaneously, HAW Hamburg is continuing to develop its profile as a research university. People from more than 100 countries help make HAW Hamburg what it is, and our diversity is our particular strength.

YOUR ROLE

    In the field of information technology in business and administration, you will be responsible for teaching on, and research into, mapping IT requirements for operational and administrative processes, and developing digital applications and business models for public administration on the dual Bachelor and Master’s degree programmes in the Department of Public Management. You will have a strong focus on practice.

YOUR PROFILE

    You have a university degree in computer science, information technology in business or administration, administrative science or economics, or natural sciences with a clear focus on aspects related to computer science, preferably with a clear connection to administrative applications, as well as a doctorate in the field of computer science, preferably with a clear focus on issues relevant to administrative applications.

    Practical experience gained in business, industry or non-profit organisations in the fields relevant to the professorship is a prerequisite. You are interested in strengthening diversity and contributing to the development of concepts for promoting diversity among computer science students.

    We expect a professional focus on programming, web development and distributed applications. We are looking for a candidate with the necessary skills and qualifications for academic work. Candidates must demonstrate their achievements in the application or development of research findings and methods in the course of at least five years professional work in the field, including at least three years in a non-university environment (cf. Section 15 (1) nos. 3 and 4 HmbHG [Hamburg Higher Education Act]).

    We expect you to have experience in conducting your own independent, relevant research. Corresponding teaching experience and teaching skills in the field of higher education are desirable.

    The acquisition of practical administration skills is central to the Department of Public Management’s courses of study. Within the scope of the professorship, we expect you to collaborate with cooperation partners, to cooperate on an interdisciplinary basis with all other disciplines represented in the courses of study offered within the department, to have a willingness to contribute to equality/diversity, and to be willing to get involved in academic self-governance.

    In addition, we expect you to teach classes in English, to provide electronic teaching material, to use teaching and learning systems (Moodle tools), to apply interactive teaching methods using videoconferencing tools in order to implement digital teaching as well as blended learning concepts.

INFORMATION

    For appointment as a professor, as well as the general staff requirements, the appointment requirements in accordance with Section 15 Para. 1-6 of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (HmbHG) also apply. These can be read on our website.

    This includes the willingness to participate in the self-administration committees of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences as well as a choice of residence in proximity to the university.

    The denomination of the vacant post is under the caveat of assessment at appropriate intervals in accordance with Section 12 Para 7 HmbHG.

    As well as the basic salary of grade W2 and basic performance benefits, a provision of appointment performance benefits is also possible which can be negotiated with the university president. In addition, there is also the possibility of granting a bonus from third-party funds.

    Candidates who have not yet reached the age of 50 at the time of appointment may be appointed as tenured officials, otherwise the employment relationship is that of a standard employee.

WHAT WE OFFER

    We offer you challenging work in an open-minded, forward-thinking university. You will be integrated into a team who enjoy your participation and are happy to support you in the early stages of your integration. Your workplace is centrally located and has very good public transport links.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR APPLICATION

    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is committed to ensuring teaching excellence. Candidates are asked to enclose all important documents relating to their teaching experience in their application.
    In addition, they are requested to include a brief curriculum vitae along with the usual application documents. You can find a form online.

    We encourage male scientists and experts to apply for this chair. Due to their lower representation they are prior-ranked in case of same suitability, qualification and expertise.

    You can find more information about HAW Hamburg, equal opportunities measures, data protection, and educational qualifications from outside of Germany, as weil as for people with a disability and those with equivalent status, on our job openings information page.

CONTACT PERSONS

Questions to the post readily answers you

Prof. Dr. Björn Gehlsen, T + 49 40 428 75 7719, bjoern.gehlsen@haw-hamburg.de

For queries in HR matters please contact

Tamara Wezel, T + 49 40 428 75 9084, tamara.wezel@haw-hamburg.de


UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED
SCIENCES HAMBURG

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