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Professorship (W2/W3) in "Theory of Quantum Matter and Nanophysics"
Published(330 days ago)
Deadline for applications(274 days ago)
Technische Universität München (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
in » Theory of Quantum Matter and Nanophysics «
as W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track option to W3) or W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin as soon as possible.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Physics. The department is located on the Garching Campus which offers an exceptional scientific environment, including the Walter Schottky Institute, the Walther-Meißner-Institute and the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II).
The responsibilities of TUM professors include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of condensed matter physics focusing on theory of quantum matter and quantum technologies. The teaching load includes courses in the university‘s bachelor and master programs.
We are looking for candidates with a university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, who have demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching relevant to their career level in an internationally recognized scientific environment. The applicants may have university and/or industry experience. International scientific experience during the doctoral or postdoctoral phase is expected. The successful candidate shows pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English.
Candidates are expected to be fully committed to collaborate with the department‘s theoretical and experimental groups, to interact with related groups in the greater Munich research area and to participate in interdisciplinary research collaborations, on the Garching Campus and in Greater Munich. Moreover, candidates should possess a proven ability to acquire third-party funding for and – depending on the career level – to lead cooperative research projects.
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 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. 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 the 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 http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.
Please send your application no later than January 15, 2018 to the Dean of TUM Department of Physics, Prof. Johannes Barth, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org.