University Professor in Digital Transformation in Subsurface Engineering

Company:Montanuniversität Leoben

Location:Austria / Leoben

Discipline:Digital Transformation in Subsurface Engineering

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, is looking for a

University Professor

in the specialist area of

Digital Transformation in Subsurface Engineering

The position is full-time employment, to be occupied at the earliest possible time for a period of five years.

The applicant should have excellent international scientific standing with a strong focus on digital infrastructure planning, infrastructure construction or infrastructure equipment.

He/she should have the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary manner in order to transform and establish his/her informatics knowledge into the domain of Subsurface Engineering.

The research focus of the candidate should be in the field of digital transformation. Experience in the following areas is of great advantage:

  • Dealing with software packages of infrastructure planning, infrastructure construction and infrastructure equipment
  • Project developments and project implementations of structural or/and civil engineering
  • Experience in application-oriented research
  • Data technology and statistics
  • Data integration
  • Digital Twin Engineering

In teaching, the main focus is on imparting basic knowledge of digital transformation in the domain of Subsurface Engineering. In addition, a special interdisciplinary digitalization track for Bachelor and Master Studies at the Montanuniversität Leoben should be developed.

Of great importance are the experiences in the acquisition, implementation and management of research projects with industrial and scientific cooperation partners, as well as the presentation of the ability to cooperate with industry and a strong interdisciplinary networking with colleagues from different research fields.

Employment requirements: Applicants must have completed a university education appropriate to this position in Austria, or equivalent higher education abroad; further requirements are a doctorate in the relevant field, excellent qualifications ( habilitation or equivalent qualification), pedagogical and didactic skills suitable for teaching at a university level, as well as fluency in written and spoken German and English.

The position is classed in category A 1 according to the collective agreement of Universities. In this category the standard monthly salary amounts to € 5.130,20 before taxes. Salaries are paid 14 times per year. Depending on the qualification, a higher salary may be negotiated during the nomination procedure.

Please submit your application, including supporting documents and copies of the five most important publications, in electronical form by latest 31.12.2021 to the Rector of Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Dr.h.c. Wilfried Eichlseder, Franz Josef-Strasse 18, A-8700 Leoben, Austria.

Please upload your documents as a zip file with the file name „MUL-DTT- first name - family“ under the following link:

Montanuniversität Leoben seeks to increase the number of female researchers and therefore, especially invites women to apply. In case of equal qualification, women will be preferred.

For more information, please contact Univ. Prof. Dr. Robert GALLER, Franz Josef-Strasse 18, A-8700 Leoben, Phone: +43 3842/402-3400, Mobil: +43 664/2101607,,

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