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Professor in Electrobiotechnology
Published(53 days ago)
Deadline for applications(3 days ago)
Technische Universität München (TUM)Straubing
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin in summer semester 2019.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability and will be cross-appointed to the Department of Chemistry or to the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan. The Straubing Campus provides a dynamic academic environment with a rapidly growing number of faculty, students and staff, as well as laboratory and research facilities. Our aim is to make the campus the leading European center in the field of bioeconomy focusing on biomass utilization for chemical and material use, on environmentally sound biotechnological and chemical conversion technologies, related economic, social and political aspects and frameworks. The research and teaching activities benefit from the scientific environment of the TUM departments, all of which have potential and promising cross-references to the field of Bioeconomy.
The responsibilities include research, teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of Electrobiotechnology, Microbial and enzymatic electrode processes. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs explicit-ly in the interdisciplinary Bachelor and Master program Chemical Biotechnology.
We are looking for a candidate who has demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment, regarding the relevant career level. 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. Full commitment to do interdisciplinary research and a proven ability to develop strategic concept for processes based on renewable energy and resources are highly desirable.
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a
permanent position as Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of 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. Furthermore, TUM offers attractive
and performance-based salary conditions and additional social benefits.
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 Faculty Recruitment and Career System are
available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.
Please send your application no later than November 15, 2018 to the Rector of TUM Campus Straubing, Prof. Volker Sieber,