The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
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W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin in summer
The professorship will be assigned to the Department of Architecture within the TUM School of Engineering and
Design. We design systems, structures, and spaces. Our vision is to successfully combine design practice with
research. The department is well-connected with the engineering disciplines.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. Supervision of
media-based PhDs is mandatory. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of Architecture with a focus on
the transformation of the built environment in high-density living spaces with sustainable, circular and social
approaches. We expect specific approaches to practice-based research and methodology teaching in architecture.
Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs, especially in architecture.
We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated excellent achievements in research, teaching and creative
practice in an internationally recognized scientific environment, relative to the relevant career level. We also expect
a visible professional practice in the architecture and construction industry (please see www.tum.de/en/faculty-recruiting-faq/ for further information).
A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical
aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad as well as full commitment to do interdisciplinary
research is expected. Furthermore, the proven ability to gain and to lead cooperative research projects and
experience in the creative industries is also required.
Based on the best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic
career path for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor,
and on to Full Professor. The regulations of the 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. The TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common
interface for scientific interaction.
TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and social benefits.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed
professors. The MDCO assists the relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying
TUM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from women. The position is suitable
for disabled persons. Disabled candidates with essentially the same qualifications and scientific performance as other
candidates will be given preference. Application documents should be submitted in accordance with TUM’s
application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment
and Career System are available at 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 31 October 2023 to the Dean of Engineering and Design, Prof. Christoph Gehlen via our recruitment portal: www.recruit.tum.de