The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
in » Arts in Architecture «
W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin in
summer semester 2024.
The professorship will be assigned 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 Arts in Architecture with
a focus on interaction of new technologies with aesthetic practices in spatial contexts. Teaching responsibilities
include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs, especially in architecture and design.
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 (please see www.tum.de/en/faculty-recruiting-faq/ for further information).
A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific and artistic qualification, as well
as pedagogical aptitude, are prerequisites. We are looking for a personality who has an effect into other disciplines
by pursuing an interdisciplinary view and approach to work. The artistic engagement with media technologies,
e.g. film, AI and virtual worlds, is helpful. 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, an independent artistic work 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 family members.
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 October 31 2023 to the Dean of Engineering and Design Prof. Christoph Gehlen via our recruitment portal: www.recruit.tum.de