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Associate Professor of » Large Animal Cardiovascular Translation «

20.12.2017, Professuren

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor of » Large Animal Cardiovascular Translation « to begin as soon as possible. The position is a tenured W3 position..

Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Medicine and will be part of the Department of Cardiology at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar. TUM School of Medicine is one of Germany’s top medical schools in research and in teaching with a strong focus on interdisciplinary and translational research. Close collaboration with the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan and the German Heart Center Munich offer solid base for excellent fundamental and translational cardiovascular research. Depending on the scientific profile of the successful applicant, integration into the new Large Animal Center at Weihenstephan Campus is intended. Close interactions with the German Cardiovascu-lar Consortium (DZHK) as well as other German Health Centers are desirable.


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 genetic manipulated large animals, and/or molecular interventions in cardiovascular disease. Development and analysis of relevant large animal models is central focus of this position. The candidate is expected to contribute to research networks (DFG, BMBF, EU) dealing with translational cardiovascular research. The teaching load includes courses in the subject area and the basic courses offered by the department as well as courses for other academic TUM departments.


We are looking for a candidate with advanced scientific experience, proven by achievements in research and teaching at the highest international standards. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical talent, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected. Proven ability and experience in management and leadership of research projects as well as proven ability to gain competitive third party funding (e.g. DFG, EU, etc.) are expected. Successful applicants are expected to have successfully applied for a personal research grant within the scope of the Heisenberg, ERC, NIH or other comparable top-level scientific funding programs.

Our Offer

Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option 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 performancebased 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.

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 February 15, 2018 to the Dean of the TUM School of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Peter Henningsen, Email: Dekanat.medizin@tum.de.

Kontakt: dekanat.medizin@ tum.de