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Full-time lecturer (with PhD) in Logistics and Commercial Transport - Vietnamese German University (VGU)

2014-03-12 14:02:51

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The Vietnamese German University (VGU) in Ho Chi Minh City is the first autonomous, research oriented state university of the Vietnamese Government’s New Model University Project founded in 2008. VGU is providing excellent study programs in the fields of engineering and business. VGU has an international background and cooperates with German partner universities. Its new campus in Binh Duong Province, financed by the Vietnamese Government and a World Bank ODA loan, will be finished in 2017.


VGU is now recruiting full-time lecturers with PhD, who have a strong background in research. The teaching workload will be limited to 8 periods/ week. VGU expects its lecturers to establish their own research fields, supported by attractive startup-endowments. Our lecturers get personal tutoring by experienced scientists from Germany and VGU, and will have access to our strong network of German universities and research institutes.


According to their qualification, candidates will be hired as full-time lecturer with the chance to further develop their career at VGU and apply for a professor title later. All our lecturers benefit from attractive salaries in a modern working environment.



Full-time lecturer (with PhD) in Logistics and Commercial Transport


Job Description and responsibilities

The successful candidate will be a subject matter expert in Logistics and Commercial Transport and able to teach and do research in the field.

Teaching comprises lectures about Transport Economics (Theories and Practices), Logistics, Commercial Transport, and Management of Logistics and Supply Chains. The candidate is expected to contribute to the development of the Master of Science Traffic and Transport in consultation with the study program coordinator and the German partner university (Technology University of Darmstadt).

Recent fields of research include topics in Commercial transport; Integrated planning of production, logistics, and traffic; Logistics system development for agricultural and industrial products; Logistics management and management of supply chains; Design and management of intermodal transport chains. The candidate should significantly contribute to the scientific profile of VGU. This includes comprehensive activities in fundamental as well as applied research; also in cooperation with industry in Vietnam.

Generating externally funded research projects, supervising bachelor and master theses and leading PhD students to doctoral degrees is essential.

The language for lectures and research at VGU is English.


Relevant qualifications

Prerequisites for the appointment are an outstanding academic record with focus in Logistics and Commercial Transport, including publications in international, peer-reviewed journals, and excellent doctorate, as well as proven teaching experience.

The candidate must have excellent proven English speaking and writing abilities.

The demonstrated ability to secure external funding and experience in guiding PhD students is desirable. The candidate should also show management skills.

Candidate with doctor title from well known international universities, especially in Germany will be favored. First-hand experiences with the German higher-education system are a plus.


Contract type

Full-time fixed term with the option of permanent contract.



Please email a PDF or MS Word DOC (in English) with  the following documents (max. size: 5 MB) as part of your application to professorship@vgu.edu.vn

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Scans of certificates of highest, relevant, attained university degrees
  • Scans of language certificates
  • Contact details of references or references illustrating your professional and academic career
  • List of publications
  • Evaluation results for teaching (if applicable)

(All of the above documents need to either be in English or include a translation)

Please include the reference number of this position when applying: 2014-AA-AP-HP-08

All applicants will pass through VGU’s recruitment procedure which includes an assessment by our International Search and Nomination Committee.


Application deadline




For additional information please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Boltze (email:boltze@verkehr.tu-darmstadt.de)