As a professor at a university of applied sciences, one of your main duties is teaching and supervising students’ academic work. You may also be asked to perform some administrative duties and supervise students’ internships. As universities of applied sciences shift increasingly towards doing more research, there is a great opportunity to engage in academic research to a substantial extend. Thus, you have the opportunity to make scientific contributions to your field and make new discoveries. Ask your chosen university about the research opportunities a specific professorship entails.
Professorships at universities of applied sciences can be limited or unlimited. The job description will usually provide information about the status and renumeration of the advertised position.