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The post is permanent and full-time. Staffing is intended at 1st September 2023 earliest. The job advertisement occurs subject to the financing.

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.


In the above field, you will be responsible for teaching on and research into mapping IT requirements for operational processes and the development of digital applications and business models for public administration on degree programmes at the Department of Public Management. You will have a strong focus on practice.


Candidates should be specialised in programming, software engineering methods and mapping business processes, and have expertise in the fields of database development, the mathematical foundations of computer science, and artificial intelligence. They should hold an academic qualification in computer science for public administration, business information systems or law and computer science, or in computer science with a specialisation in the fundamentals of any of these areas.

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 par. 1 nos. 3 and 4 HmbHG [Ham-burg Higher Education Act]). Relevant teaching experience is desirable.

Candidates should be prepared to give classes in English as well. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in interdisciplinary work and become involved on the University self-government bodies.


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.


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.

Here you find information about your employer Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg: https://www.hamburg.de/ihr-neuer-arbeitgeber/

The Hamburg University of Applied Sciences has set the goal of a gender-equal, discrimination-conscious university culture which is sensitive to diversity. Besides we are part of the diversity audit of the donors’ association and have been awarded as a family-friendly university on several occasions. We support our employees and students in reconciling work and family.

Disabled persons and their equivalents take precedence over legally unprivileged candidates of the same suitability, ability and professional performance. We welcome applications from candidates with a migration background.

We want to achieve a balanced gender ratio. For queries in matters of equal opportunities please contact the equal opportunities officer.

There is no underrepresented gender in accordance with Section 14 Para. 3 HmbHG.


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. 

Information on data protection during selection procedures:
Data Protection information

Information about the equal opportunities officer and the representative for disabled employees at HAW Hamburg below General information at HAW Hamburg: Job openings (haw-hamburg.de)

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We look forward to receiving your Online-Application by 25th August, 2022.



Questions to the post readily answers you

Prof. Dr. John Weche,
T + 49 40 428 75 7720 john.weche@haw-hamburg.de

For queries in HR matters please contact

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


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