TUM Faculty Tenure Track: The Career Path
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).
Enjoy research autonomy: With an attractive entry package, reduced teaching workload and academic independence.
During the tenure phase
From appointment to tenure: Details on the mentoring team, the annual performance interviews and status assessments on the way to the tenure evaluation.
Dual Career Service
Successful dual careers: Advice and support for the partners of TUM professors looking to start a career in and around Munich.
Family and career
Making time for family life: With work models like part-time professorships, TUM makes it easier for academics to reconcile their professional obligations with their home life.
TUM Tenure Track Academy
Acquiring new skills: A specially designed program to support Tenure Track Assistant Professors expand their capabilities.
Teaching skills are crucial: That is why TUM supports its teaching staff – with advice, further training and financial assistance.
Want to know more?
At a glance: Information on TUM Faculty Tenure Track, career and family, application, timeline of the Tenure phase, Tenure evaluation and more.
Official documents on TUM’s career system for professors:
- TUM's Recruitment and Career System (PDF, 3,3 MB); English text: pp. 60
- „Satzung der TUM zum Tenure Track” (in German, PDF 159 KB)
Code of conduct for the work of appointment committees:
TUM Faculty Recruitment Code of Conduct (PDF, 114 KB)
Internal documents faculty recruiting
Service compass section "Berufungen"
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Faculty Recruitment, Career Advancement & Dual Career
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