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Associate Professorship (tenure track W3) of "Large Animal Cardiovascular Translation"
Published(298 days ago)
Deadline for applications(242 days ago)
Technical University of Munich (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
of » Large Animal Cardiovascular Translation «
to begin as soon as possible. The position is a tenured W3 position.
The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Medicine and will be part of the Department of Cardiology at the university
hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar. TUM School of Medicine is one of Germany’s top medical schools in research and in teaching
with a strong focus on interdisciplinary and translational research. Close collaboration with the TUM School of Life Sciences
Weihenstephan and the German Heart Center Munich offer solid base for excellent fundamental and translational cardiovascular
research. Depending on the scientific profile of the successful applicant, integration into the new Large Animal Center at
Weihenstephan Campus is intended. Close interactions with the German Cardiovascular Consortium (DZHK) as well as other German
Health Centers are desirable.
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 genetic manipulated large animals, and/or molecular interventions in cardiovascular disease.
Development and analysis of relevant large animal models is central focus of this position. The candidate is expected to contribute
to research networks (DFG, BMBF, EU) dealing with translational cardiovascular research. The teaching load includes courses in the
subject area and the basic courses offered by the department as well as courses for other academic TUM departments.
We are looking for a candidate with advanced scientific experience, proven by achievements in research and teaching at the highest
international standards. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as
pedagogical talent, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is
expected. Proven ability and experience in management and leadership of research projects as well as proven ability to gain competitive
third party funding (e.g. DFG, EU, etc.) are expected. Successful applicants are expected to have successfully applied for a personal
research grant within the scope of the Heisenberg, ERC, NIH or other comparable top-level scientific funding programs.
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option through a
permanent position as Associate Professor, and on 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 re-search 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 TUM’s 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 February 15, 2018 to the Dean of the TUM School of Medicine,
Prof. Dr. Peter Henningsen, Email:dekanat.medizin@ tum.de.