Name of Post: Tenure Track Assistant Professor,
Branch: Global Health
University: Technical University of Munich,
About the University:
About the Post:
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Global Health« to begin in winter semester 2019/20. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor). The professorship is funded by the Federal Tenure Track Programme.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the support and promotion of early-career scientists. TUM seek to appoint an expert in the research area of Global Health with an innovative transdisciplinary political science research agenda (ideally with expertise in health and development policies) and a willingness to closely cooperate with the thematically related departments of the Technical University of Munich, such as the TUM School of Medicine, the Department of Sport and Health Sciences, or the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor´s and master´s programs. The successful candidate is expected to integrate technological aspects into political science in research and teaching. Inter- or transdisciplinary approaches are therefore considered an asset.
The candidate should have demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest international standards. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English and German, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad, the proven ability to gain and to lead cooperative research projects and third-party funding, and an empirical and/or theoretical focus on the intersection of health and development policies from an inter- or transdisciplinary perspective are expected. TUM Offers: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. 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.
How to Apply:
TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, TUM 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 here.
Please send your application no later than December 7, 2018 to the Dean of the TUM School of Governance, Prof. Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt, Email