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Professorship in "Nutritional Programming"

Technische Universität München (TUM). München, 12.10.2017

Technische Universität München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Professor in
» Nutritional Programming «

as W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track option to W3) or W3 Associate Professor; to begin as soon as possible.
Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the research department for Nutrition and Food Sciences at the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan and will be integrated into the ZIEL - Institute for Food and Health.
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 nutritional biochemistry and physiology preferentially with a focus on molecular mechanisms of nutritional priming and epigenetic programming in all life stages. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.
Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate with a university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, who has demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment, regarding the relevant career level. International scientific experience during the doctoral or postdoctoral phase is expected. The successful candidate shows pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English.
Full commitment to do interdisciplinary research, proven ability to gain and to lead cooperative research projects and to attract third-party funding (DFG, EU, AiF), and qualified knowledge in genomics and epigenetics are required.
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. 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 presented in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Appointment and Career System are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.
Please send your application no later than October 31, 2017 to the Dean of TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Prof. Dr. Thomas Becker, Email: dekanat@wzw.tum.de.

Bewerbungsschluss: 31.10.2017