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Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Assistant Professorships

Technical University of Munich (TUM) is the first university in Germany to reinforce its recruitment policy by a comprehensive tenure track system. Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM FACULTY TENURE TRACK offers merit-basedacademic career options for high-potential early-career scientists, from the appointment as Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor and on to Full Professor. The TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS) invitesapplications for the prestigious Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Assistant Professorships to be appointed by October 1st, 2020. The professorships are funded by the Federal Tenure Track Programme.

Within its Fellowship program, the TUM-IAS awards Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Professorships to excellent early-career scientists with a high potential for developing an internationally recognized research agenda at TUM. Applications are invited for up to fiveprofessorships in the following areas of the TUM research portfolio(potential host department(s) for each professorship bracketed):

  • Technology Design (Department of Architecture)
  • Data Science and Machine Learning in Chemistry (Department of Chemistry / Department of Informatics)
  • Data Science and Machine Learning in Engineering (Department of Mechanical Engineering)
  • Data Science and Machine Learning in Health (Department of Sport and Health Sciences / Department of Informatics)
  • Functional Nanomaterials (Department of Chemistry)
  • Electron Microscopy (Department of Chemistry / Department of Physics)
  • Secure Connected Systems (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/ Department of Informatics)
  • Aerospace Medicine(Department of Aerospace and Geodesy / TUM School of Medicine)

The initial appointment will be for 6 years. After positive evaluation in the final year, the candidate is tenured on an Associate Professor level(permanent position). In exceptional cases, the tenure evaluation may be initiated after a minimum of three years. Such cases will be justified by outstanding achievements and by contributions strategically shaping the university’s profile. The regulations according to “TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System” (http://www.tum.de/faculty-tenure-track) apply.

Further information

Further information   on   TUM-IAS   and   the   Rudolf   Mößbauer   Tenure   Track   Professorship   can   be   found  at: http://www.ias.tum.de/en/fellowship-program/rudolf-moessbauer-tenure-track-professorship/. Here, you will also find TUM’s information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process

Applications are submitted online via https://wiki.tum.de/x/G4LuDw and should include the following documents: CV, certificates, credentials, list of publications, 3 selected reprints with a summary (max. of 1,000 characters each) of their impact on your research profile, presentation of research strategy, list of courses taught, statement on teaching strategy and teaching philosophy, third-party funding,as well as one letter of recommendation, and the names and addresses of at least 3 references.

Applications are requested until November 10, 2019.

October 2019