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PhD Researcher Position HafenCity University Germany

The HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU) was founded in January 2006 by the Free and Han-seatic City of Hamburg to achieve excellence in teaching and research. It consists of the four sections of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Geomatics and Urban Planning. To work at HafenCity University means to contribute to the construction of an internationally outstanding university re-garding the development and the quality of our built environment.

For the earliest possible date the HCU is looking for a
Researcher / Lecturer (PhD position)
Salary scale 13 TV-L (part-time 50%)
(“Entgeltgruppe” 13 TV-L)

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The position is located within the Institute of Urban, Regional and Environmental Planning, it is limited till December 31st 2011.

The position deals with aspects of sustainable regional development, particularly with metropoli-tan regions in Europe and on the international scale. Competences are essential in one of the following categories:

visions for sustainable metropolitan areas (“Metropolitan Design”): which visions, con-
cepts, or experiments are possible for a sustainable development?

climate protection and spatial development: climate change is generating new chal-
lenges in metropolitan regions. Which new concepts and instruments are possible to cope with it?

This profile is strongly connected with current research projects of the Institute of Urban, Regional and Environmental Planning. Together with the HCU’s research centers there is an intensive in-terdisciplinary exchange. Furthermore the HCU PhD School offers an inspiring frame for working on the doctoral thesis.

The position includes a teaching capacity of two hours per semester (cred. h.).

What we expect from you:

Superior completion of Diploma- or Master-Studies in urban, regional or spatial plan-ning or comparable qualification.

Excellent knowledge in international urban and regional development and on strate-gies of sustainable urban and regional development.

Experiences in research and acquiring external funded research projects.

Skills in working in teams and in independent and conceptual work.

Skills in communication.

Competencies in popular computing (Word, Excel etc.).

Good knowledge of English is essential, further foreign languages are advantageous.

The HCU is keen to increase the quota of women. Against this background particularly women are called to make an application for this position. In case of the same aptitude, competence and knowledge women are included preferential. Also, the application of severely disabled and equated is desired in terms of German social law (Sozialgesetzbuch Neuntes Buch, SGB IX).

Feel free to contact Prof. Jörg Knieling under +49 40 428 78 32 09 or joerg.knieling[at]hcuhamburg.de. Please send your applications not later than September 30 th 2008 to:

HafenCity Universität Hamburg
Weidestraße 122 c
22083 Hamburg


  1. Nagendra s prasad yatam says:

    Sir i am complited my post graduation in biotechnology ,at andhra university in INDIA i am very very interested in research in the field of genetics and molecular biology.any aportunity in your reasearch institute please call me. Thanking you sir, yuors faith fully , Nagendra s prasad yatam

  2. asad ali says:

    i m completing M.sc physics at the of March from kohat university ,pakistan.Now i m intrested in further study
    Provided the
    opportunity, I would like to assure you that I will concentrate myself
    to the ongoing research program of yours. I am looking forward to your responses.

    With respectful regards
    Sincerely Yours

    Asad Ali

  3. Lekhnath ghimire says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I completed my M.Sc.degree in Chemistry from
    Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

    Now,I am very interested to pursue my further degree in Biotechnology.
    I am very interested in this field, I want to proceed my study and research under your guidance and supervision. Provided the
    opportunity, I would like to assure you that I will concentrate myself
    to the ongoing research program of yours. I am looking forward to your responses.

    With respectful regards
    Sincerely Yours
    Lekhnath Ghimire

  4. Carlos Diego says:

    I am a student of architecture in Brazil, and e’m interested in doing PhD in architecture outside of Brazil, which requirements?
    Carlos Diego

  5. deepanraj says:

    i am a BE (ece)graduate. i would like to do a Phd.guide myself.i have good knowledge in elctronics ,electical and communication fields.i have done three paperpresentations.please help me..

  6. mohammad latif reshi says:

    sir i have completed my m.sc in biotechnology now looking for my phd especially outside india can you guide me
    thank you

  7. shakira sulehri says:

    Sir,Aslam-o- Aalakum.I’m 26yrs old I’ve Completed M.phil Microbiology in 2007& I’m having 1 years teaching experience as Lecturer.I am working as a research assisstant in NATIONAL Agricultural research centre Islamabad Pakistan. I’m interested in doing Ph.d (Microbiology/biotechnolgy) only and only in germany.My thesis was on Tuberculosis… I have a great desire to pursue my PhD in resistant microoaganism (MDR) bec in south Asia the incidence of MDR has beed increased due to lack of good research.. Please advise me how to proceed with it in your university
    i am trying my best for that.i am also trying to learn GERMAN.
    ich habe es eilig.
    sehr freundlich von ihnen.

  8. PhD biotechnology/molecular biology/immunonology says:

    I have an MSc. Biotechnology and would like to be enrolled and consindered for a PhD course with sponsorship. I work for the National Agricultural research institute in Kenya with a bias in animal diagnostics and vaccines research.
    Anderson Wambugu

  9. Joseph kirwa says:

    I am a Diploma holder in medical laboratory tehnology and i could lik to advance my course to degree level ? How will you assist me

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