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Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Assistant Professorships

TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS)
Munich (Landkreis), Bayern (DE)
Closing date
Nov 9, 2021
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TUM is the first university in Germany to reinforce its recruitment policy by a comprehensive tenure track system.

Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM FACULTY TENURE TRACK offers

merit-based academic career options for high-potential early-career scientists, from the appointment as Assistant

Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor and on to Full Professor.


The TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS) invites applications for the prestigious


Rudolf Mößbauer

Tenure Track Assistant Professorships


to be appointed the latest by April 1st, 2022. Within its Fellowship program, the TUM-IAS awards Rudolf Mößbauer

Tenure Track Professorships to excellent early-career scientists with a high potential for developing an internationally

recognized research agenda at TUM. Applications are invited for up to five professorships in the following areas of

the TUM research:

  • Autonomous Vehicle Systems Engineering
  • Energy for Sustainable Mobility Systems
  • Physical and Chemical Foundation of Quantum Science and Technology
  • Natural Product Chemistry
Natural Product Chemistry

Supported by competitive start-up resources, candidates are expected to develop an independent and vigorous

research program. Furthermore, candidates should be committed to excellence in undergraduate/graduate teaching

and in supervising PhD students. Teaching assignments include courses in the subject area and the basic courses

offered by the departments/schools as well as courses for other academic TUM departments/schools.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, teaching

skills at university level, and additional academic achievements.

The initial appointment will be for six years. After positive evaluation in the final year, the candidate is tenured on an

Associate Professor level (permanent position). In exceptional cases, the tenure evaluation may be initiated after a

minimum of three years. Such cases will be justified by outstanding achievements and by contributions strategically

shaping the university’s profile. The regulations according to “TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System”

( apply.

Eligible candidates have established a strong track record during their postdoctoral phase, and demonstrate

pedagogical and personal aptitude and have gained substantial international experience. Family leave will be taken

into consideration.


Further information on TUM-IAS and the Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Professorship can be found at: Here, you will also find

TUM’s information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process. Please name up to

two TUM schools/departments which you consider as most suitable for you.

TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research

environment of the Greater Munich area. TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common

interface for scientific interaction.


TUM is an equal opportunity employer. We explicitly encourage applications from women. Applications from disabled

persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference. The TUM Munich Dual Career Office

provides support for dual career couples and families.


Applications are submitted online via and should include the following documents:

cover page (available for download), CV, certificates, credentials, list of publications, three selected reprints with a

summary (max. of 1,000 characters each) of their impact on your research profile, presentation of research strategy,

list of courses taught, statement on teaching strategy and teaching philosophy, third-party funding, as well as one

letter of recommendation, and the names and addresses of at least three reviewers.


Applications are requested until October 20, 2021 (08:00 am CEST).



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