The Technical University of Munich (TUM)
invites applications for the position of
in » Particle and fiber technology for bio-based materials «
W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin as soon as possible.
The professorship is located at the TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability and is integrated into the scientific environment of bio-based material sciences, bioprocess engineering, chemical and thermal process engineering and energy technology as well as into the interdisciplinary environment of bio-economy.
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 particle and fiber technology for bio-based materials with a focus on integration of bio-based materials for development and optimization of particle systems and fibers and characterization of their properties technical methods for their production and application with a strong connection to mechanical process engineering. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.
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 technical university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad and experience in acquiring and leading research projects are expected. Interdisciplinary research experience and experience in industry are desired.
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 Straubing and 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
. 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 April 9th, 2023
to the Rector of TUM Campus Straubing
, Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber. Email address for applications: firstname.lastname@example.org