Unite! visiting professorship program 2024/25 TU Darmstadt

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Course Name: Unite! visiting professorship program 2024/25 TU Darmstadt

Organising Partner (University): TU Darmstadt

Language: ENG

Public: Teachers

Course dates:

Starting in the winter semester 2024/25, the appointment period should cover the lecture period from mid-October to mid-February and can be established for a maximum of two years.  

Course duration:

6 months - 2 years

Application deadline: 2024-03-31

Content:

Up to 13 visiting professorships are to be financially supported. The target group are primarily experienced postdocs. 

The Unite! visiting professorship program aims to attract outstanding international talents to promote interdisciplinarity in teaching and didactic innovation through international experience. It is open to all subjects represented at TU Darmstadt. 

This new format of strategic cooperation between Unite! partner universities promotes networking among its academic communities and supports the career development of the visiting scientists. Moreover, students benefit from internationally oriented teaching. 

Visiting professors from the Unite! partner universities offer supplementary (elective) courses at TU Darmstadt, ideally bringing innovative topics. 

Financing  

TU Darmstadt will cover all the costs from state funds, with half of the costs covered centrally, and the other half from the host institute. In addition, the gross monthly income for visiting professors is €6,630 plus approximately 20 per cent employer’s social security contribution (as from April 1st, 2024). 

Expression of interest 

  1. Check the faculties and departments of TU Darmstadt here. Find the one that would suit your area of interest. 
  2. Contact Dr.-Ing. Nebojša Čamprag, nebojsa.camprag@tu-darmstadt.de  with a short introduction of yourself and a suggestion on what you would like to teach at TU Darmstadt. Nebojša Čamprag will put you in touch with the department head for further discussions. 
  3. Applications should be sent by the departments of the TU Darmstadt willing to establish an Unite! visiting professorship by submitting a short application by March 31st, 2024, per email at unite@tu-darmstadt.de  containing: 
  • a written statement about the added value of teaching at TU Darmstadt and for Unite!, 
  • a proposal for a suitable candidate in form of a recommendation letter (max. 1 - 1,5 pages), 
  • an academic curriculum vitae, doctoral certificate and, if applicable, postdoctoral qualification of the candidate to teach at professorial level (recruitment requirements according to § 68 HessHG). 

The selection of funded visiting professorships will be announced by the end of May 2024. 



Modality: On-site

Facilitator/Teacher: Dr.-Ing. Nebojša Čamprag (Directorate VIII), nebojsa.camprag@tu-darmstadt.de

Number of Participants: 13

Registration Requirements:

The target group is primarily experienced postdocs affiliated to Unite! partner universities, although advanced career phase (lecturers, professors) are also welcome to apply.  

Registration Mean: Apply here