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Professur in "History and Ethics of Medicine"
Published(1120 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1092 days ago)
Technical University of Munich (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
in »History and Ethics of Medicine«
to begin as soon as possible as W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (fixed-term position for 6 years with tenure
track option to a tenured W3 position) or as tenured W3 Associate/Full Professor.
TUM School of Medicine is one of Germany’s top medical schools in research and in teaching. The professorship
belongs to the Department of History and Ethics of Medicine.
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 History and Ethics of Medicine with focus on the intersections between
medicine and philosophy, medical culture and medical humanities; the historical dimensions of significant developments
in medicine today; medical ethics and clinical ethics.
The teaching load includes basic study courses in medical terminology, general introduction courses for medical
students ("Berufsfeldererkundung"), as well as courses in history, theory and ethics of medicine and seminars in medical ethics.
We are looking for a candidate with a university degree (in medicine and/or in history or philosophy) and an outstanding
doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, who has demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching
in an internationally recognized scientific environment, regarding the relevant career level.
International scientific experience during the doctoral or postdoctoral phase is expected. The successful candidate shows
pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English.
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. Ap-plications from disabled
persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference. Appli-cation documents should be presented in
accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM
Appointment and Career System are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.
Please send your application no later than February 28, 2017 to the Dean of TUM School of Medicine, Prof. Peter Henningsen,
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