The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor » Topology «
to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position
(Associate Professor). The professorship is funded by the Federal Tenure Track Programme.
The professorship is part of the TUM Department of Mathematics. Together with the science campus Garching the Department of Mathematics
provides a stimulating research environment including several research groups ranging from abstract to computational Algebra and Geometry.
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 Topology. The teaching responsibilities include courses in the subject area, the basic courses offered by the department
as well as courses for other academic TUM departments.
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, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.
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. 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.
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 Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available on
Please send your application no later than April 30, 2018 to the
Dean of the Department of Mathematics, Prof. Jürgen Richter-Gebert,
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