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Tenure Track Assistant Professorship "Control and manipulation of microscale living objects"
Published(639 days ago)
Deadline for applications(587 days ago)
Technical University of Munich (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in »Control and manipulation of microscale living objects«
to begin in winter semester 2018/19. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option
to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor). The professorship is funded by the Federal Tenure Track Programme.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. It will form a research and teaching
unit together with the Heinz Nixdorf Chair of Biomedical Electronics. Important links exist to the TUM Department of Medicine
and the Center for Translational Cancer Research (TranslaTUM).
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 control and manipulation of microscale living objects with a focus on piezo-acoustic methods for
non- or minimal invasive cell control, theory and simulation of microfluidics for organoid applications as well as biomedical
engineering of tumor microenvironments. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.
We are looking for a candidate who has demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at
the highest international standards. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification
as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience
abroad is expected.
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.
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 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 April 30th, 2018 to the Dean of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Prof. Wolfgang Utschick, Email:email@example.com.
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