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Professorship in "Construction Chemistry"
Published(108 days ago)
Deadline for applications(45 days ago)
Technical University of MunichMünchen
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
in »Construction Chemistry«
as tenured W3 Associate Professor or Full Professor; to begin as soon as possible. The professorship is a joint appointment with the TUM Department of Chemistry and the TUM Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering.
The professorship is associated with the TUM Department of Chemistry and the Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering. Due to an international faculty and Master courses taught in English, the departments attract outstanding students at all levels.
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 Construction Chemistry with a preferred focus on the development of modern, sustainable construction materials and/or chemical admixtures. The teaching load includes courses in the university's bachelor and master programs of Chemistry and Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering. We expect the candidate to teach fundamentals of General and Inorganic Chemistry, the breadth of Construction Chemistry in its many facets, as well as advanced, applied courses, e.g. with emphasis on applied construction material technologies, and on environmental compatibility of construction materials.
We are looking for a candidate with a university degree in Chemistry and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification. Candidates applying at the Associate Professor level should demonstrate advanced scientific achievements, a proven ability to acquire third party funding, and evidence of their ability to lead cooperative research projects. At the Full Professor level we additionally expect an internationally recognized research program. Successful candidates must show pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English. Substantial research experience abroad is expected and industrial experience welcome.
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 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 on 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 4 February 2019 to the Dean of the Department of Chemistry, Prof. Stephan Sieber, Technische Universität München, Fakultät für Chemie, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, D-85747 Garching. Email address for applications:firstname.lastname@example.org