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Full Professor in "Manufacturing Systems and Assembly Solutions" / Director of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology (IGCV) (f/m/d)
Published(148 days ago)
Deadline for applications(116 days ago)
Technical University of Munich (TUM) / Fraunhofer-GesellschaftMünchen
Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft jointly invite applications for
the position of
in »Manufacturing Systems and Assembly Solutions«
as a tenured W3 position to be exercised in conjunction with the post of
Director of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite
and Processing Technology (IGCV)
to begin in winter semester 2020/21.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Mechanical Engineering. The professorship is
associated with the post of Director of Fraunhofer IGCV responsible for the scientific field of Processing
Technology, which spans scientific-technical and entrepreneurial management and development of the
research institution within the Fraunhofer model and the overall strategy of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.
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 Manufacturing Systems and Assembly Solutions. 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. 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 as well as
work experience in industry is expected. Furthermore, leadership experience from larger, interdisciplinary
research groups, experience in the strategic planning, acquisition and implementation of large-scale
national and international research and development projects in different business areas, and expertise
in increasing efficiency in development processes and technology utilization is also required.
TUM and Fraunhofer provide excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in
the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area and in Augsburg. Furthermore, TUM offers
attractive and performance-based salary conditions and additional social benefits.
TUM and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft follow family-friendly personnel policies and offer employees
flexible working times and services to help them achieve a better work-life balance. 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 and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft are equal opportunity employers. 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 Faculty Recruitment 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 May 27, 2019 to the Dean of Mechanical Engineering,
Prof. Nikolaus Adams, Email: email@example.com and in parallel to the President of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Prof. Reimund Neugebauer, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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