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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Experimental Particle Physics «

03.06.2020, Professuren

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Experimental Particle Physics « to begin in winter semester 2020/2021. The position is a W2 fixedterm position (6 years) with tenure track to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor). The professorship is funded by the Federal Ten-ure Track Programme.

Scientific environment


The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Physics and to the ORIGINS cluster. Possible research directions include highenergy collider and/or fixed target experiments related to hadron physics, hidden particle search, astroparticle physics and/or lepton physics at the intensity frontier.



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 experimental particle physics with a focus on Fundamental Particles and Forces and the Cosmos or Cosmic Accelerators. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs of the TUM. In the master program in physics, the focus will be on teaching in the core research area of nuclear, particle and astrophysics.



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 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. TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction.

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 submitted in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available on www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting. Here, you will also find TUM’s information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process.


Please send your application no later than July 31, 2020 to the Dean of Physics, Prof. Johannes Barth, Email address for applications: dekanat@ph.tum.de.

Kontakt: dekanat@ph.tum.de