The Technical University of Munich (TUM)
invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in » Risk and Insurance «
to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured
W3 position (Associate Professor).
The professorship is part of the TUM Department of Mathematics. Together with the science campus Garching as well as the Munich
Region with several research groups and leading industry in insurance and finance, the department provides a stimulating research environment.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert
in the field of Risk and Insurance; the scientific profile should focus on the mathematical methodology in the area of risk in insurance
and finance. 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. Furthermore, TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and additional social benefits.
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 Appointment and Career System are available on
Please send your application no later than April 15, 2017
to the Dean of the Department of Mathematics
Prof. Jürgen Richter-Gebert, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org