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Associate or Full Professor in Materials Engineering of Metals
Technische Universität München

  • Mar. 17, 2017
  • Associate or Full Professor in Materials Engineering of Metals
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Technische Universität München
  • Apr. 21, 2017
  • Winter Semester 2017/18
  • Associate Professor
  • Material/Metallurgy
    Mechanical Engineering
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The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Associate or Full Professor in Materials Engineering of Metals 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. Currently, the development of materials is driven by the chair of "Materials Science and Mechanics of Materials", the Chair of "Carbon Composites" and the joint Professorship on "Plasma-Material Interaction", established in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute. Their main focus areas are "production technology", "automotive science" as well as "aeronautics and astronautics". This environment offers multiple opportunities for collaborative projects and innovative research.

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 Materials Engineering of Metals. 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.

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, Boltzmannstraße 15, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany, Email:

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Contact Information

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nikolaus A. Adams
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Technische Universität München
    Boltzmannstr. 15
    Garching B. München 85748


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