Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine / Immune Signaling
Technical University of Munich, Faculty of Medicine

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine / Immune Signaling


At the Technical University of Munich (TUM) the position as Tenure Track Assistant Professor for "Molecular Medicine / Immune Signaling" in grade W2 (limited to 6 years, with tenure track on W3) is to be filled at the earliest possible date, at the latest on 01.10.2020 , The professorship is funded by the Bund-Länder-Program for the Promotion of Young Scientists (Tenure Track Program).


Scientific environment

The professorship is assigned to the Faculty of Medicine and there to the Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry at the Klinikum rechts der Isar. The Faculty of Medicine is one of the strongest research and teaching centers in Germany. Interdisciplinary and translational research characterizes the faculty's image. Depending on the profile of the successful candidate, an interaction with the German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research (DKTK) as well as other health centers and the integration into the newly opened Research Center for Tranatal Cancer Research (TranslaTUM) is desired.


The tasks include research and teaching as well as support and promotion of young scientists. We are looking for an expert in the field of molecular medicine with a focus on the molecular and / or metabolic control of immune signals in the pathogenesis, especially in tumor diseases. The analysis and development of relevant preclinical in vivo models is desirable. The tasks in teaching include courses in both the advertised subject and the general basic subjects of the faculty as well as teaching for students of other faculties.


We are looking for a personality with the first scientific achievements and the potential to develop an independent research program at the highest international level. A university degree, an above-average doctorate, or a comparable special ability to do scientific work and special educational aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also required. Inter-national research experience is expected. Applicants are expected to have proven competence in attracting competitive funding for research funding (eg DFG, BMBF, EU) as well as in leading research projects. The acquisition of personal research funding (Heisenberg, ERC, etc.) is desired.

our range

The TUM enables a performance-oriented career advancement from assistant professor through an open-ended position as associate professor to full professor according to best international standards and transparent performance criteria. The regulations of the TUM appointment and career system apply.

The TUM opens up excellent working conditions in a vibrant scientific community, embedded in the outstanding living and research environment of the metropolitan region of Munich.

The TUM Munich Dual Career Office offers individual career counseling for the partners of newly appointed professors and supports them and their partners in the integration in Munich.

Your letter of application

Equality is an important concern of the TUM. That's why we explicitly welcome applications from qualified women. Applications from people with disabilities are given preferential treatment with equal qualifications.

The application documents should comply with the TUM guidelines for applying for professorships. These guidelines, recruitment requirements and detailed information on the TUM appointment and career system are available at: http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting . There you will also find the privacy notices of TUM for the collection and processing of personal data in the context of your application.

Please send your application documents in English until October 31, 2019 to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine , Prof. Peter Henningsen, Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675 Munich, Email address for your application: dekanat.medizin@tum.de .


Contact: dekanat.medizin@tum.de

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