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University professor for the field Foundry Technology

Montanuniversität LeobenDepartment of Metallurgy
Closing Date
Workplace8700 Leoben, Steiermark, Austria

Advertisement of a position at the Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria

University professor for the field
Foundry Technology

pursuant to § 98 UG

At the Montanuniversität, the position of a university professor at the Department of Metallurgy is to be filled as a permanent employment contract under private law with the Montanuniversität Leoben in accordance with the Salaried Employees Act (Angestelltengesetz) with full employment


We are looking for a personality of international scientific standing who represents the subject of foundry technology in research and teaching. The professorship of foundry technology should include in teaching and research at least:

Production technology, casting processes, moulding materials and cast materials and their influence on the properties of cast components, with an emphasis on sustainability. The following points should be covered in research and teaching:

  • The production of metallic components and semi-finished products by means of innovative casting technologies

  • Casting production processes, including their modelling and simulation

  • Development of new casting materials, especially on a recycling basis

In teaching, courses are to be held in German and English in the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes. In addition to the technological aspects of the production of castings, the solidification of casting materials on the basis of physical-chemical fundamentals is part of the teaching. Supervision of bachelor’s and master’s theses as well as dissertations is expected.


The requirements for employment are a domestic or equivalent foreign university degree appropriate to the position, a relevant doctorate and a habilitation or a scientific qualification of equal value (e.g. significant research activity in industry with publication activity). Further requirements are the pedagogical and didactic aptitude including new methods in teaching, the qualification as a manager as well as the command of the German and English language. Experience in the acquisition and implementation of funded research projects on a national and international level with scientific and industrial cooperation partners is of great importance.

Residence in the greater Leoben area is desired.

We offer

The classification and remuneration are in accordance with the collective agreement of the universities in the application group A1. In this classification, the monthly salary under the collective agreement for full-time employment is ¤ 5,826.50 gross (14 times per year). In the case of appropriate qualifications, a higher salary is the subject of the appointment negotiations.

The Montanuniversität Leoben aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore explicitly invites qualified women to apply. In the case of equal qualifications, women are given priority.

Contact and Address

The following documents must be provided in English:

  • Letter of motivation

  • Comprehensive curriculum vitae

  • Complete list of publications, including citation statistics

  • Enclose the five most important publications with significant participation, explaining why these publications were selected.

  • Proof of the stated employment requirements

  • Presentation of previous research and teaching activities

  • Listing of projects acquired and documentation of selected relevant projects

  • Presentation of the research concept about the planned work at the MUL

  • Presentation of the planned teaching concept about teaching at the MUL

  • Presentation of the planned networking within the Montanuniversität Leoben

The documents are to be sent in electronic form by 15.10.2023 inclusive to the Rector of the Montanuniversität Leoben, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. 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-BKGTECH_Nachname_Vorname.zip" under the following link: https://oc.unileoben.ac.at/­index.php/s/­TkRlSfGXkmvO4wp

For further information, please contact the chairman of the appointment committee, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.Ing. Dr. Stefan Pogatscher, A-8700 Leoben, Austria, Tel.: +43-3842-402-5228, e-mail:stefan.pogatscherunileoben.ac.at

The Rector:

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Dr.h.c. Wilfried Eichlseder


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