Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority (LGL) jointly invite
applications for the position of
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W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate Professor; to begin as soon as
The professorship will be assigned to the Department of Life Science Engineering at the TUM School of Life Sciences.
The appointment at TUM will be combined with a 75 % secondment to the LGL for the purpose of leading the section
“Knowledge transfer from research to practice, cooperation with universities and colleges of applied sciences”.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. Additionally,
responsibilities include leading the section “Knowledge transfer from research to practice, cooperation with
universities and colleges of applied sciences” at the LGL.
We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of food chemistry with a focus on food authenticity. Teaching
responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs explicitly in area of food chemistry.
We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching 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 qualification, as well as pedagogical
aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.
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. The TUM School of Life Sciences offers multiple central support and Core facilities
(including the Bavarian Center for Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry). 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 apply no later than 26 February 2023 to the Dean of the TUM School of Life Sciences, Prof. Ingrid Kögel-
Knabner via our recruitment portal: www.recruit.tum.de