Professor for Building Information Modeling (BIM) and digitization in open space

OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts is a research-oriented university of applied sciences in Germany. With more than 6,700 students and 700 employees in Lemgo, Detmold and Höxter it is an important part of Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) as a region that is highly dynamic in various branches of science and economy. With its unique fields of study and research it is an organization that meets the highest quality standards. At the same time it is an attractive research partner.

Excellent in teaching and research
Professorship, W2
Building Information Modeling (BIM) and digitization in open space
Code number: 9.3
Department: Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
Location: Höxter
Start: as soon as possible

For the teaching in the new Bachelor degree program “Freiraummanagement” as well as in the programs “Landscape Architecture” and “Landscaping and Green Space Management”, a personality is sought who will innovatively and future-oriented fully represent and develop the recent requirements of a sustainability-oriented and computer-aided open space management
You teach the methodology of the BIM as well as the handling of digital instruments with the focus on the optimization of the processes in the full life cycle of open spaces and of an all actors involving coordination-network. In this context, you impart structural approaches and ways of thinking to work with digital instruments as well as information and communication technologies.
You should also have knowledge regarding
• the recent developments for standardization of interfaces
• in construction,
• in current digital visualization techniques (virtual and augmented reality) as well as
• digitally supported design processes (Parametric Designing)
You should have relevant knowledge in the field of project development, in particular open space development from the city-wide level to the individual project and knowledge of management methods for the services sector of open spaces.
You are able and willing to develop the combination of Building Information Modeling, GIS-based Open Space Management and Computer-Aided Facility Management (CAFM) applications as well as to develop new workflows and solutions.
Different teaching-formats are used in our department. Our teaching concept is based on cooperative work by several teachers. Studying in projects is an elementary component of all faculty programs. You are prepared to convey the above contents in different teaching formats, especially in the context of the project study. In this way, you promote innovative and interdisciplinary study and communication formats for multidisciplinary teaching and the dialogue between science and society. These include, in particular, the digital possibilities of networked
planning (BIM), which, if possible, involve several departments in student project work. A high degree of readiness for interdisciplinary cooperation is required.
The willingness to conduct the courses also in English and the active participation in the development of international cooperation relationships are expressly desired.
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts lives the unity of teaching and research. You are active in the acquisition of research projects. Ideally, you should have an appropriate network and cooperate with colleagues in the department, the university and other national and international
You identify with the supervision concept of the university, which presupposes a high presence of the teachers at the university location and the willingness to take on tasks of self-administration of the university.
Employment requirements:
You meet the requirements of § 36 Hochschulgesetz NRW. The text of this regulation can be found
at the university’s homepage If you have any questions, please do not
hesitate to contact Ms. Henning (Tel .: +49 5261 702-5124).
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts represents the principle of quality through diversity
and wishes to increase the proportion of women among its scientific staff. We would be pleased
to support you with our dual career and family service, which aims at increasing the compatibility
between professional and personal life.
In case of equal qualification, severely handicapped applicants will be given priority.
Have we aroused your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application
with the usual documents until 10.06.2020 only via our online form

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