The Technical University of Munich (TUM)
invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in » Biomimetic Catalysis «
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 belongs to the TUM Department of Chemistry and is affiliated with the TUM Catalysis Research Center.
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 Biomimetic Catalysis with a focus on novel catalytic methods that mimic natural models.
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 perfor-mance-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 31 March 2017
Dean of TUM Department of Chemistry
, Prof. Kai-Olaf Hinrichsen, Email: