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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Neuroengineering «

24.11.2016, Professuren

Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Neuroengineering « pay scale W2 with tenure track option to W3 to begin as soon as possible.

Scientific environment

The professorship is located in the TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and belongs to the Center of Competence on “NeuroEngineering” of the Department. TUM and Munich Area offer a rich and well-established neuroscientific community, represented, among others, by BCCN Munich, Munich Center for Neurosciences, Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences.


The duties of TUM professors include research, teaching and the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the interdisciplinary research area of Neuroengineering with focus in the field of neuronal modelling at the system level, neuronal controlled devices, and/or brain-computer in-terfaces.

Teaching duties imply courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs. The candidate is expected to co-organize the recently established Elite Master program “NeuroEngineering”, which includes to set up and to maintain a large international research network for project collaborations and student exchange.


We are looking for a candidate with an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, who has demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest level. International scientific experience during the doctoral or postdoctoral phase is required. Candidates show pedagogical aptitude including the ability to teach in English, and have initial experience in setting up multidisciplinary projects with industry and research institutions.


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, based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria. Furthermore, 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 Appointment and Career System are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.

Please send your application no later than 2017, January 20 to the Dean of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Prof. Dr. Paolo Lugli, Email: dekanat@ei.tum.de.

Kontakt: dekanat@ei.tum.de