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Technical University of Munich (TUM) / German Heart Center Munich
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Tenure Track Assistant Professorship
of » Cardiovascular Inflammation «

to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor).

Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Medicine and will be part of the Department of Cardiology at the German Heart Center Munich. TUM School of Medicine is one of Germany‘s top medical schools in research and in teaching with a strong focus on interdisciplinary fundamental and translational research. Close collaboration within the Greater Munich Area offer solid base for excellent fundamental and translational cardiovascular research. Depending on the scientific profile of the successful applicant, close interactions with the German Cardiovascular Consortium (DZHK) as well as other German Health Centers and integration into the collaborative research centers are planned.

The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert focusing on the role of the immune system in cardiovascular diseases. The teaching load includes courses in the subject area and the basic courses offered by the department as well as courses for other academic TUM departments.

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 during the doctoral or postdoctoral phase as well as proven ability to acquire third-party funding within top-level scientific funding programs (for instance EU, DFG) dealing with basic cardiovascular research are expected. Successful application for an advanced personal research fellowship (Heisenberg, ERC etc.) is desired.

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 May 18, 2018 to the Dean of the TUM School of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Peter Henningsen, Email: dekanat.medizin@tum.de.

Closing date: 18.05.2018
Closing date: 18 May 2018 Published on academics.com on date 23 March 2018
In your application, please refer to academics.com