Tenure Track Assistant Professor in "Biomolecular Cryo-Electron Microscopy"
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in » Biomolecular Cryo-Electron Microscopy «
to begin in winter semester 2022/23. The position is a W2 fixed-term (6 year) tenure-track professorship with the possibility for promotion to a tenured W3.
The professorship will be assigned to the Department of Bioscience at the TUM School of Natural Sciences and will be part of the focus on protein science at TUM. The professorship will be appointed within the framework of a cooperation between TUM and Helmholtz Zentrum München and will have access to state-of-the-art cyro-electron microscopy infrastructure at both TUM and Helmholtz Zentrum München.
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 biomolecular cryo-electron microscopy with a focus on single particle analysis. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs. The professorship will interact with structural biologists, chemists, biophysicists and biomedical researchers at the TUM Schools of Natural Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine & Health, the Bavarian NMR Center, the TUM Center for Functional Protein Assemblies, and Helmholtz Zentrum München.
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 06 June 2022 to the Dean of the Department of Chemistry, Prof. Tom Nilges.
Email address for applications:firstname.lastname@example.org.