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Technische Universität München
Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) jointly invite applications for the position of

Full Professor
in » Computational Genomics «

combined with

Director of the
Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
at Helmholtz Zentrum München

to be appointed as soon as possible. The position is a tenured W3 position.
Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Informatics and its future holder will be appointed professor under the terms of a private-law contract and will be granted leave of absence in order to lead the Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology at HMGU based on an employment agreement under private law.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of young scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of Computational Biology, esp. Computational Genomics with a focus on -omics data integration. The further development of bioinformatics is expected for large-scale projects, especially in humans and also for cellbased approaches, as well as the development of innovative solution approaches for efficient data processing, management of big data (large-scale sequencing and other -omics technologies), and for integrating complex data. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.
We are looking for a candidate with an excellent international reputation who has demonstrated an out-standing academic record and an internationally recognized research program. 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.
Our Offer
TUM and HMGU provide excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area. As a rule, the holder of this professorship is not employed as a public servant under German law.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) and HMGU provide tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors respectively institute heads. MDCO and HMGU give assistance for relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.
Your Application
The Helmholtz Zentrum, holder of the Bavarian Advancement of Women Prize and of the Total E-Quality Certificate, and TUM are equal opportunity employers and aim to increase the number of women in research and teaching. 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 Appointment and Career System are available on
Please send your application no later than September 17, 2017 to the Dean of the Department of Informatics, Prof. Hans-Joachim Bungartz (Email: and an identical copy to the President & CEO of Helmholtz Zentrum München, Prof. Günther Wess (Email:

Closing date: 17.09.2017
Closing date: 17 September 2017 Published on on date 21 August 2017
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