Technische Universität München (TUM) / Technical University of Munich (TUM)
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
Professor in »Human Spaceflight Technology«
W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor (with tenure track to W3) or W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin in summer semester 2023.
The professorship will be assigned to the Department of Aerospace and Geodesy at the School of Engineering and Design.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the area of manned space systems with a focus on the development of new mission and system architectures, optimization (loop closure, fail-operational) of stationary and portable life support systems, control of microbial growth on surfaces, space suits for planetary surfaces, and minimization of biologically effective radiation load. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.
We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an inter-nationally 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
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 envi-ronment of the Greater Munich Area. The TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common inter-face 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.
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 22 June 2022 to the Dean of Engineering and Design, Prof. Christoph Gehlen.
Email address for applications:firstname.lastname@example.org.