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Full Professorship (W3) in "Traffic Engineering and Control"
Published(931 days ago)
Deadline for applications(880 days ago)
Technische Universität München (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
in »Traffic Engineering and Control«
to begin in winter semester 2018/19. The position is a tenured W3 position.
The professorship is assigned to the TUM Department of Civil Geo and Environmental Engineering, which takes an interdisciplinary perspective on the built environment.
The central concerns of the department are summarized in its mission statement Construction - Infrastructure - Environment - Planet Earth. The professorship is part
of the Focus Area Mobility & Transportation Systems which focuses on complementary fields of research and teaching, ranging from transport infrastructure and
technologies, mobility behavior and services, integrated land-use and transport modeling and planning, to system analysis and multi-modal traffic management.
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
traffic engineering and control, including the methods of observation, analysis and control of traffic flow in networks as well as the implementation of
traffic management strategies for multi-modal transportation solutions. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s German bachelor and English master programs.
The candidate is expected to contribute to a cross-faculty research platform and to cooperate with practice partners at regional, national and international level.
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 is expected. International experience in the private business sector, a proven ability to
develop strategic concepts for public authorities and a full commitment to do interdisciplinary research by attracting third-party funding is mandatory.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area.
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 http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.
Please send your application in English no later than September 30, 2017 to the Dean of the Department of Civil Geo and Environmental Engineering, Prof. Christoph Gehlen,
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