TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System: Careers for professors
The university's modern faculty recruitment and career system gives outstanding early-career researchers the chance of promotion from Assistant Professor via Associate to Full Professor. The Technical University of Munich (TUM), moreover, seeks top academics with international experience for professorships.
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How to apply
- Application documents
- FAQ on the application process, requirements for appointment, career opportunities and more
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TUM Faculty Tenure Track
Excellent prospects: TUM Faculty Tenure Track offers excellent opportunities for international early-career academics, based on a structured career path from assistant to full professor. With this system, TUM revolutionizes the recruitment landscape of German universities. TUM Faculty Tenure Track
Performance pays: To be considered for promotion at TUM, candidates must achieve certain performance standards in research, academic teaching, and academic engagement. TUM evaluates its professors on a regular basis using transparent criteria. Evaluation policies
Dual Career Service
Dual career couples can take advantage of the services that are offered by the Munich Dual Career Office. The staff here can help partners of newly recruited professors to get or keep their careers on track in the Munich area. Munich Dual Career Office
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Download: Documents on the TUM Faculty 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
- 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"