TUM Faculty Tenure Track:
The Career Model
TUM offers promising young scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives with its new career model: TUM Faculty Tenure Track. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as assistant professors (W2) with prospects for performance-based advancement to a permanent professorship (associate professor, W3). With further research achievements at the highest international level, this path can lead to promotion to a chair position (full professor, W3).
Concrete opportunities: TUM Faculty Tenure Track is an end-to-end, performance-driven career system for promising early career scientists – with clearly mapped out opportunities for promotion from assistant professor (W2) to full professor (W3). Official Statute (PDF 3,3 MB)
Apply for a Professorship
- Career Openings: Professorships
Here you will find all the postings for TUM Tenure Track Assistant Professorships.
- Fellowships at the TUM Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)
Promising scientists explore new fields of research at the TUM Institute for Advanced Study (IAS).
- How to apply for a Tenure Track Assistant Professorship
All details in the FAQ section
Attractive work conditions
Documents on TUM's Recruitment and Career System
- Official Statute on TUM’s career system for professors:
TUM's Recruitment and Career System (PDF, 3,3 MB); English text: pp. 60
- Evaluation of professors:
Evaluation Policies for the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System (PDF, 300 KB); English text: pp. 9
- Code of conduct for the work of appointment committees:
TUM Faculty Recruitment Code of Conduct (PDF, 114 KB)
- Guidelines for the appointment process:
Richtlinien zum Berufungsverfahren (in German; PDF, 300 KB)