The Technical University of Munich (TUM)
invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in » Bioprocess Intensification «
to begin as soon as possible. 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 Energy and Process Engineering at the TUM School of Engineering and Design and it is affiliated with the Integrative Research Institute (IRI) of Integrated Materials, Energy and Process Engineering (MEP).
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists in the field of bioprocess engineering. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of bioprocess intensification with a focus on whole cell catalysts such as microbial and animal cell lines for the production of macromolecules. The focus could for example be on new continuous or integrated concepts, parallelisation, or miniaturisation. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs Industrial Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Bioprocess Engineering.
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 29 May 2023
to the Dean of the TUM School of Engineering and Design
, Prof. Christoph Gehlen, via our recruitment portal: www.recruit.tum.de