The Technical University of Munich (TUM)
invites applications for the position of
in » Biopharmaceutical Technology «
W3 Associate or Full Professor; to begin as soon as possible.
The professorship will be assigned to the TUM School of Life Sciences, Department Life Science Engineering, which is located at the interdisciplinary Campus Freising-Weihenstephan.
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 Biopharmaceutical Technology with a focus on the production (upstream processing) of biopharmaceuticals in cell culture at the laboratory scale with emphasis on modern single-use equipment. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs, especially in the fields of biopharmaceuticals and biopharmaceutical technology.
We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment, relative to the relevant career level
(please see www.tum.de/en/faculty-recruiting-faq/
for further information).
A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected. We are looking for a candidate with the proven ability to produce and manipulate biopharmaceuticals, in particular proteins, according to current standards in the pharma and biotech industry
Based on the best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career path for tenure track faculty from a permanent position as Associate Professor on to Full Professor. The regulations of the 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 environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction. TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and social benefits. The TUM School of Life Sciences provides shared services and core facilities (e.g., BayBioMS, FACIT) and supports participation of the professorship in a planned collaborative initiative to manufacture innovative therapeutic proteins for preclinical and possibly clinical research.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. The MDCO assists the relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.
TUM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from women. The position is suitable for disabled persons. Disabled candidates with essentially the same
qualifications and scientific performance as other candidates will be given preference. Application documents should be submitted in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors.
These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available at www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting
. Here you will also find TUM’s information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process.
Please send your application no later than 29 May 2023
to the Dean of the TUM School of Life Sciences
, Prof. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, via our recruitment portal: