Tenure Track Assistant Professorship / Associate Professorship / Full Professorship in "Technology Management" (W2/W3)
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in » Technology Management «
as soon as possible. The position is a tenured W2/W3 position. The professorship is endowed by the Dieter Schwarz Foundation and will be located in Heilbronn.
The professorship will be assigned to the TUM School of Management and is affiliated with the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Department. The scientific environment for the professorship will be the TUM Campus Heilbronn and the professorship is targeted to join the Global Center for Family Enterprise. The school is currently listed one of the strongest German business school for research. We aim to create real impact through our research contributing to solving humanity’s greatest challenges. Existing members of the business school publish regularly in top business, economics and general science journals. An interdisciplinary research environment awaits the successful candidate.
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 Technology Management with a focus on management of innovation and technological change from a variety of perspectives, including strategic, managerial behavioral and entrepreneurial issues that may emerge with family enterprises. Research focus is complementary to the broader areas of TUM and to the existing department and center members. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master’s programs. TUM values experience in executive teaching. The successful candidate is expected to participate in establishing the Global Center for Family Enterprise and the new study programs at TUM Campus Heilbronn.
We are looking for candidates with an exceptional international research and teaching reputation and an established academic record through an internationally recognized research program. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad and an extensive, international research network are expected. The proven ability to gain and to lead cooperative research projects and to attracting third-party funding (DFG, EU, AiF) as collaborative research projects are becoming increasingly desirable.
Based on the best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career path for tenure track faculty from Associate Professor 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 at Bildungscampus Heilbronn; close interaction with family-owned firms in the region. 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
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 submit your application no later than January 23rd, 2022 to the Dean of the TUM School of Management, Prof. Dr. Gunther Friedl,
viahttp://apply.interfolio.com/100413. Alternatively you may email your application to
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