Professorship for Technical Mechanics.

In accordance with § 94 Sec. 2 subpara. 1 of the Austrian Universities Act, the Institute of Technical Mechanics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz announces a faculty opening for a University Professor for Technical Mechanics

The Institute of Technical Mechanics at the Johannes Kepler University invites applications for a permanent professorship under private law for a Professor for Technical Mechanics to begin immediately. The appointment is in accordance with § 98 of the Austrian Universities Act and the successful candidate will succeed o.Univ.Prof. DI Dr. Dr.h.c. Hans Irschik.

The successful candidate is expected to actively engage in and further develop research and teaching.

See the job profile in the info box for a detailed description of the position. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Univ.Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Müller (, +43 (0)732 2468 6491).

Applicants for the position must have a venia docendi (Habilitation) or comparable post-doctorate qualifications in the field of Engineering Mechanics.

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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Müller
+43 732 2468 6491

terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

November 21, 2018

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A salary above the minimum amount of 70,071.40 € as stated in the collective agreement will be voluntarily offered. Depending on the current position (present salary), the annual gross salary will be between € 80,000 and € 100,000 (minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement plus voluntary additional payments).

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants who have physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

Prospective applicants interested in the position are requested to electronically send a complete application and an application form in adherence to the stated criteria in the job profile, together with the requested documentation (application form, current CV) to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz ( by November 21, 2018. If documents cannot be sent electronically, they are to be sent in quintuplet copy and should arrive at the Rector’s office no later than one week after the end of the application deadline.