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Professur (W3) in "Technical Physics"
Published(359 days ago)
Deadline for applications(303 days ago)
Technical University of Munich (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Professor in » Technical Physics «
as tenured W3 Associate or Full Professor; to begin as soon as possible.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Physics and, at the same time, is part of the Walther-Meißner-Institute for Low
Temperature Research (WMI), a highly renowed institute of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The department and WMI are
located on Garching Campus which offers an exceptional scientific and collaborative research environment, characterized by the close
proximity to the Walter Schottky 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. Medium-term,
the successful applicant will assume the position and responsibilities as WMI Director.
We seek to appoint an expert with an internationally recognized profile in the research area "quantum science and technology"
based on solid-state systems. Emphasis is put on fabrication and characterization of novel materials, device elements and circuitry with
application potential for quantum information and communication, and/or sensing. The advancement of the underlying material technologies
and metrological procedures, notably in the field of low-temperature physics, is part of the research agenda of successful applicants.
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 in an internationally recognized scientific environment. 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 leadership competence and experience as well as a proven ability to establish,
acquire and lead competitive and cooperative research projects.
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option 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 presented 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
Please send your application no later than February 15, 2018 to the Dean of TUM Department of Physics, Prof. Johannes Barth,