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

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as W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track option to W3) or W3 Associate Professor; to begin as soon as possible.

Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to TUM Department of Physics. The department is located at the Garching Campus, which offers an exceptional scientific environment, including the TUM Center for Functional Protein Analysis (CPA), the Munich School of Bioengineering, Collaborative Research Centers, and Graduate Schools.

The responsibilities of TUM professors include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert with a research profile in theoretical analysis of biological networks. The research will focus on biological networks from the molecular to the cellular scale, and on questions relevant to the quantitative understanding of signal processing and regulation, including the associated transport processes.
The teaching load includes courses in the university's bachelor and master programs.

We are looking for a candidate with a university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, who has demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment, regarding the relevant career level. The applicants may have university and/or industry experience. International scientific experience during the doctoral or postdoctoral phase is expected. The successful candidate shows pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English.
Candidates are expected to be fully committed to collaborate with the department's theoretical and experimental groups, to interact with related groups in the greater Munich research area and to participate in interdisciplinary research collaborations.

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. Furthermore, TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and additional social benefits. 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

Please send your application no later than March 15, 2018 to the Dean of TUM Department of Physics, Prof. Johannes Barth, Email:

Closing date: 15.03.2018
Closing date: 15 March 2018 Published on on date 18 January 2018
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