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Associate Professorship (W3) or Full Professorship in "Medical Materials and Medical Implant Design"
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 Professor or Full Professor in
» Medical Materials and Medical Implant Design «
to begin in winter semester 2017/18. The position is a tenured W3 position.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Mechanical Engineering. Existing ties to the Departments of
Medicine, Electrical Engineering and Informatics offer multiple possibilities for interdisciplinary approaches.
The TUM Institute of Medical Engineering (IMETUM) provides the infrastructure for innovative research by joining
a variety of projects related to medical engineering under one umbrella. Scientific benefit also arises from
cooperation with the Departments of Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
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 Medical Materials and Medical Implant Design. 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 pedagogical aptitude,
including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is
expected. Furthermore, it is required that the candidate has the proven ability to design medical devices (MDD/FDA).
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic 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, Technical University of Munich, Boltzmannstraße 15, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany,
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