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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Experimental Audiology«

20.12.2021, Professuren

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Experimental Audiology« to begin at the earliest possible date, not later than 1 October 2022. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor). The professorship will be supported by the Stifterverband für die deutsche Wissenschaft e.V. with MED-EL Elektromedizinische Geräte Ges.m.b.H, Innsbruck, as funders.

Scientific Environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Medicine. TUM School of Medicine is one of Germany’s top medical schools in research and in teaching. The professorship will be part of the Department Otolaryngology at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar. The comprehensive hearing center Munich, part of the Department of Otolaryngology, is one of the major supra-regional centers in conservative, apparative and surgical treatment of hearing disorders. This position is expected to foster interactions across faculty and discipline borders, especially with the Munich School of BioEngineering and the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence. Tasks The research focus of the professorship is in the field of systems neurophysiology of hearing functions. Expertise with state-of-the-art audiological, psychoacoustical and neurophysiological technologies, therapies (device-based hearing rehabilitation) and methods that are able to address the physiology and pathophysiology of the inner ear and hearing pathway is desirable. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs and the promotion of young scientists. Contributions to the Elite Master Program Neuroengineering and development of training programs in the field of audiology is expected.

Tasks
The research focus of the professorship is in the field of systems neurophysiology of hearing functions. Expertise with state-of-the-art audiological, psychoacoustical and neurophysiological technologies, therapies (device-based hearing rehabilitation) and methods that are able to address the physiology and pathophysiology of the inner ear and hearing pathway is desirable. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs and the promotion of young scientists. Contributions to the Elite Master Program Neuroengineering and development of training programs in the field of audiology is expected.


Qualifications
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, and proven ability to acquire competitive third-party funding (e.g. DFG, EU) are expected. A successful application for an advanced personal research fellowship (e.g. Heisenberg fellowship, ERC grant) is desirable. A scientific or engineering specialization in the field auf audiology is also 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. Furthermore, TUM offers attractive and performance-based 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 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 February 18, 2022 to the Dean of the TUM School of Medicine, Prof. Hemmer, Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675 München,
Email address for applications: dekanat.medizin@tum.de.

Kontakt: dekanat.medizin@tum.de