The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Digital Health«
to begin in winter semester 2018/19. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured
W3 position (Associate Professor). The professorship is funded by the Federal Tenure Track Programme.
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Informatics and is affiliated with the TUM Department of Sport and Health Sciences.
Further cooperation opportunities are expected to develop to the TUM Department of Medicine.
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 Digital Health with a focus on investigating and implementing software ecosystems for accessing health data
(cloud, edge, fog architectures), for integrating precision measurement data with personal health advisory systems, for supporting
and optimizing decision making in health, or for user-centric applications in health as well as optimizing in silico combination
of data to connect medical treatment and preventive lifestyles as monitored by mobile apps. The teaching load includes courses
in the university’s bachelor and master programs.
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 is expected.
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.
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 Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available on
Please send your application no later than April 30th, 2018 to the
Dean of Informatics, Prof. Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Email:email@example.com.
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