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

Associate Professor or Full Professor in
» Medical Materials and Medical Implant Design «

to begin in winter semester 2017/18. The position is a tenured W3 position.

Scientific environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Mechanical Engineering. Existing ties to the Departments of Medicine, Electrical Engineering and Informatics offer multiple possibilities for interdisciplinary approaches. The TUM Institute of Medical Engineering (IMETUM) provides the infrastructure for innovative research by joining a variety of projects related to medical engineering under one umbrella. Scientific benefit also arises from cooperation with the Departments of Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

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 Medical Materials and Medical Implant Design. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.

We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record and an internationally recognized research program, regarding the relevant career level. 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. Furthermore, it is required that the candidate has the proven ability to design medical devices (MDD/FDA).

Our Offer
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option for tenure track faculty from Associate Professor 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

Please send your application no later than April 21, 2017 to the Dean of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nikolaus A. Adams, Technical University of Munich, Boltzmannstraße 15, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany, Email: Please enable Javascript.

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