Associate Professor / Full Professor (f/m/d) in "Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorial Optimization"
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Associate Professor or Full Professor
and Combinatorial Optimization«
to begin as soon as possible.
The professorship is part of the TUM Department of Mathematics. The Munich Region with several
strong research groups in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science and established
strong contacts to other disciplines and industry provides a stimulating and vibrant research
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists.
We seek to appoint an expert in the field of Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorial Optimization. The
teaching load includes courses in the subject area, the basic courses offered by the department as well
as courses for other academic TUM departments. Active participation in the DFG funded graduate
school "Advanced Optimization in a Networked Economy" (AdONE) is expected.
We are looking for a candidate who has demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for
independent research at the highest international standards. A university degree and an outstanding
doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability
to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad and a strong interest
in interdisciplinary research is expected as well as a proven ability to gain and to lead major research
projects and to attract third-party funding (DFG, BMBF, EU, etc).
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based
academic career option from a permanent position as Associate Professor on to Full Professor. The
regulations of our Faculty Recruitment and Career System apply. The TUM provides excellent working
conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater
Munich Area. Furthermore, we offer attractive and performance-based salary conditions and additional
social benefits. Our 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 TUM's application guidelines for
professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Appointment and Career System
are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting. Here, you will also find TUM's information on collecting
and processing personal data as part of the application process.
Please send your application no later than June 2, 2020 to the Dean of the Department of
Mathematics, Prof. Dr. Folkmar Bornemann, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org.