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Associate or Full Professorship (W3) in "Materials Engineering of Metals"
Published(987 days ago)
Deadline for applications(958 days ago)
Technical University of Munich (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Associate or Full Professor in
» Materials Engineering of Metals «
to begin in winter semester 2017/18. The position is a tenured W3 position.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Mechanical Engineering. Currently, the development of materials
is driven by the chair of "Materials Science and Mechanics of Materials", the Chair of "Carbon Composites" and the
joint Professorship on "Plasma-Material Interaction", established in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute.
Their main focus areas are "production technology", "automotive science" as well as "aeronautics and astronautics".
This environment offers multiple opportunities for collaborative projects and in-novative research.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to
appoint an expert in the research area of Materials Engineering of Metals. The teaching load includes courses in the
university’s bachelor and master programs.
We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record
and an internationally recognized research program, regarding the relevant career level. A university degree and an
outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogi-cal aptitude, including the
ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academ-ic career
option for tenure track faculty from Associate Professor to Full Professor. The regulations of TUM Faculty Recruitment
and Career System apply.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment
of the Greater Munich Area. Furthermore, TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and additional social benefits.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors.
MDCO gives assistance for relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.
TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women. Applications from disabled
persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.
Application documents should be presented in accordance with TUMs application guidelines for professors. These guidelines
and detailed information about the TUM Appointment and Career System are available on
Please send your application no later than April 21, 2017 to the Dean of the Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nikolaus A. Adams, Boltzmannstraße 15, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany,
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