Tenure Track Assistant Professor in "Animal Cell Biology"
Technische Universität München (TUM)
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in » Animal Cell Biology «
W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin in
summer semester 2024.
The professorship will be assigned to the TUM School of Life Sciences, located at the interdisciplinary campus Freising-Weihenstephan. TUM School of Life Sciences provides shared services and core facilities (e.g. Animal Research Center, BayBioMS for Metabolomics and Proteomics, CALM Center for Advanced Light Microscopy) and supports participation of the professorship in currently ongoing and new collaborative research initiatives at the ZIP Center for Infection Prevention.
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 animal cell biology with a focus on cell fate and differentiation, cellular crosstalk and signaling, intracellular trafficking, epithelial/endothelial transport, and single-cell omics. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs, especially in the fields of biology, nutrition science, agrobioscience, and molecular biotechnology.
We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest international level. 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 (please see www.tum.de/en/faculty-recruiting-faq/ for further information).
Based on the best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career path for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor, and 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 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 3. November 2023 to the Dean of the TUM School of Life Sciences, Prof. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, via our recruitment portal: www.recruit.tum.de