Jobs - Head of the Hydraulic Laboratory,  University of Stuttgart, Germany
The Department of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management of the Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems (IWS) at the University of Stuttgart is looking for a competent, creative, flexible and a team-oriented candidate for the position of  Head of the Hydraulic Laboratory from 1st March 2019 (a later starting date is possible). 

The Hydraulic Laboratory is a central facility of the institute; its staff is affiliated to the Department of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management.  
Your tasks will comprise acquiring, processing and carrying out research and development projects in the field of experimental hydraulic engineering. The Hydraulic Laboratory’s research focus is on sediment transport and the investigation of hydraulic structures. Your responsibilities will also include the management of the scientific and technical staff. The position requires your involvement in research and teaching; the study courses are held in German (Civil and Environmental Engineering) and English (Water Resources Engineering and Management, and Master of Infrastructure Planning). It will be also possible to write a habilitation thesis.

We are looking for a candidate holding university degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or related discipline), several years of experience in project management and profound expertise in experimental work; this to be proven by related publications. We also expect experience with the relevant technical software as well as a high level of skill in German and English (spoken and written). Experience in international projects or committees as well as in personnel management would be of advantage. 
Initially the position is temporary but may become a permanent civil-service position. Please send your application electronically (one file, max. 8 MB) to by 10th January 2019:  

 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Silke Wieprecht
Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems 
Pfaffenwaldring 61
70569 Stuttgart 

The University of Stuttgart wishes to increase the number of females in science and therefore encourages women to apply.  Handicapped applicants will be given preference in the case of equal qualifications. The Central Administration of the University of Stuttgart is responsible for recruitment.  Please note that by submitting your application you consent to the storage and use of your personal data for the intended purpose.