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Professor in » Functional Materials for Food Packaging «

19.11.2020, Professuren

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Professor in » Functional Materials for Food Packaging « W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate Professor; to begin as soon as possible.

Scientific environment

The professorship will be assigned to the TUM School of Life Sciences and will join the Department Life Science Engineering. TUM School of Life Sciences is located at the inter-disciplinary campus Freising – Weihenstephan with ample opportunities for collaborations in the areas process engineering, material sciences and food sciences. A close collaboration of the professorship with the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV) is intended.

 

Responsibilities

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 Functional Materials for Food Packaging addressing material properties with regard to chemical-physical interactions between packaging material and food, the development of new, functional packaging systems, as well as sustainability aspects. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs including Food Technology and Biotechnology, Brewing and Beverage Technology and Pharmaceutical Bioprocess Engineering.

 

Qualifications

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment, relative to the relevant career level (please see www.tum.de/en/faculty-recruiting-faq/ for further information).  

A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.

 

Our Offer

Based on the best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career path for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of the 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 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. The MDCO assists the relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.

 

Your Application

TUM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from women. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications as other candidates 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 at 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 January 10, 2021 to the Dean of TUM School of Life Sciences, Prof. Thomas Becker, Alte Akademie 8, 85354 Freising. Email address for applications: dekanat@wzw.tum.de.

Kontakt: dekanat@wzw.tum.de