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Full Professorship (W3) in "Tumor Biology"
Published(840 days ago)
Deadline for applications(816 days ago)
Technische Universität München (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Full Professor in » Tumor Biology «
to begin as soon as possible. The position is a tenured W3 position.
TUM School of Medicine is one of Germany’s top medical schools in research and in teaching. The professor will be
appointed Director of the Institute of Tumor Biology at the University Hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar. The
professorship is associated with the leadership of a research unit within the Center for Translational Cancer
Research (TranslaTUM). This center is unique in Germany and combines the strengths of Bio-medicine and Life
Sciences together with Engineering, Physics and Chemistry to work closely together towards a multi-disciplinary
attack on cancer and to offer high impact innovation. Close interactions with the Comprehensive Cancer Center
Munich (CCCM), the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) 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 experimental tumor biology. 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.
The candidate is expected to engage in collaborative research with neighboring disciplines and applications for research
networks (DFG, BMBF, EU). Furthermore, integration into the Munich School of Bio-engineering is anticipated.
We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record and an
internationally recognized research program in experimental tumor biology. 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.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of
the Greater Munich Area. As a rule, the holder of this professorship is not employed as a "Beamter" under German law.
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 Mai 26, 2017 to the Dean of TUM School of Medicine, Prof. Peter Henningsen,
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