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The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Associate Professor or Full Professor
in »Building History, Building Research
and Conservation«

to begin in summer 2019. The position is a tenured W3 position.

Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the Department of Architecture. The Department of Architecture takes a research-oriented approach to teaching also in cooperation with businesses and public institutions. It has an excellent reputation in architectural research throughout Germany. One out of seven main areas of research is about conservation and rebuilding of architecture and cultural heritage. A cross-disciplinary research network in this field, called REUSED, links all TUM’s academics and cultural heritage professionals.

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 building history, building research and conservation. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.
The practice of building research will also be applied to buildings of recent past (20th and 21st centuries) in order to meet the challenges of contemporary urban development issues. The candidate will integrate into the new research network REUSED and will cooperate intensively with the Bayerisches Landesamt für Denkmalpflege.

We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated achievements in research and teaching at the highest international standards, according to the relevant career level.
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. Proven ability to gain and to lead cooperative research projects and to attracting third-party funding (DFG, Foundations) is mandatory.

Our Offer
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option from Associate Professor 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.

Your Application
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 as a PDF-document no later than February 16, 2018 to the Dean of the Department of Architecture, Prof. Andreas Hild, Email:

Closing date: 16.02.2018
Closing date: 16 February 2018 Published on on date 15 January 2018
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