Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Real Estate Development«

Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position
March 07 2018
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The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Real Estate Development«

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.

Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering and is affiliated with the TUM Department of Architecture. There are cooperation opportunities with the professorship for Construction Process Management, the Centre of Sustainable Building, as well as with the TUM School of Management and the TUM School of Governance.

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 economic aspects of real estate development; she/he is expected to focus on real estate development and management over the entire life cycle, paying attention to the interdisciplinary context of real estate economics, from market observation to strategic corporate governance. The digital transformation of the building sector has to be considered. In addition, we expect the candidate to research analytical aspects of the ‘best-user-principle’ and develop innovative business models, such as new stakeholder approaches in the form of participatory urban transformation models. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s German and English bachelor and master programs. Full commitment to do interdisciplinary research is mandatory.

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.

Our Offer
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.

Your Application
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 http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.

Please send your application no later than April 30, 2018 to the Dean of the Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering, Prof. Christoph Gehlen, Email: dekanat.bgu@tum.de


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