Professor in » Digital Finance «to begin in winter semester 2017/18. The position is W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor) or a W3 (Associate/Full) position. Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Management. TUM School of Management offers a dynamic scientific setting providing scholars with an exceptional environment in which to develop re-sponsible talents and pursue relevant research at the intersection of management, engineering, and the natural and life sciences. Responsibilities
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 digital finance preferably at the interface of informatics and mathematics. Teaching duties include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs. In addition, the professorship should actively contribute to the development of the elite study program "Finance and Information-Management" (FIM). Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate with advanced scientific experience, proven by achievements in research and teaching at the highest international standards, according to 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.
Since digitization is shaping the future of financial services and other industries, the candidate is expected to demonstrate practical relevance of her/his previous work. Moreover, we expect strong interest in intensive cooperation with companies. Our Offer
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. 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 Appointment and Career System are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting. Please send your application no later than February 15, 2017 to the Dean of TUM School of Management, Prof. Dr. Gunther Friedl, Email: email@example.com.