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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in AI-Planning in Dynamic Environments
Technical University of Munich

Date Posted Jul. 28, 2021
Title Tenure Track Assistant Professor in AI-Planning in Dynamic Environments
University Technical University of Munich
Munich, Germany
Department TUM Department of Informatics
Application Deadline Sep. 19, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Computer Science

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

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » AI-Planning in Dynamic Environments «

to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term (6 year) tenure-track professorship with the possibility for promotion to a tenured W3.

Scientific Environment
The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Informatics and in the future to the TUM School of Computation, Information & Technology and is affiliated with the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM), an integrative research center developing innovative and sustainable methods and technologies in the fields of Robotics, Perception and Artificial Intelligence (

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 AI-planning in dynamic environments with a focus on

  • Artificial intelligence with focus on task and mission planning, and reasoning combined with machine learning and optimization for intelligent control of single robotic systems to entire heterogeneous collaborative fleets.
  • Development and optimization of methods and applications, with methodological bridges into machine learning, for example into reinforcement learning.
    Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest international level. 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 (please see for further information).

Our Offer
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 environment of the Greater Munich Area. The TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface 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.

Your Application
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 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 September 19, 2021 to the Dean of the Department of Informatics, Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Email address for applications:

Please reference in your cover letter when
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Contact Information

  • Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Bungartz
    TUM Department of Informatics
    Technical University of Munich


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