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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Sustainable Energy Materials«

25.05.2021, Professuren

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Sustainable Energy Materials« to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term (6 year) tenure-track professorship with the possibility for promotion to a tenured W3.

Scientific environment
The professorship will be assigned to the TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability with additional affiliation to the TUM School of Engineering and Design, TUM School of Natural Sciences or TUM School of Life Sciences. The Straubing Campus provides a dynamic academic environment with a rapidly growing number of faculty, students and staff, as well as laboratory and research facilities. Our aim is to make the campus the leading European center in the field of Bioeconomy focusing on biomass utilization for chemical and material use, on environmentally sound biotechnological and chemical conversion technologies, related economic, social and political aspects and frameworks. The research and teaching activities benefit from the scientific environment of the TUM departments, all of which have potential and promising cross-references to the field of Bioeconomy.

Responsibilities
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the field of materials science and engineering for sustainable, biogenic, or recyclable materials for emerging or well-established energy technologies. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs, explicitly in the programs Biogenic Materials, Technology of Biogenic Resources, and Biomass Technology.

Qualifications
We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest international level. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad, full commitment to do interdisciplinary research, and the ability to lead cooperative research projects and to attract third-party funding (e.g. DFG, EU, AiF, Industry) are expected (please see www.tum.de/en/faculty-recruiting-faq/ for further information).

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 Straubing and the Greater Munich Area. The TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction. TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and social benefits. 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. The position is suitable for disabled persons. Disabled candidates with essentially the same qualifications and scientific performance 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 16 July 2021 to the Rector of the TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability, Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber, Schulgasse 22, 94315 Straubing, Email address for applications: rektor@cs.tum.de.

Kontakt: rektor@cs.tum.de