Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Technical University of Munich Department of Chemistry


Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry 

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Analytical Chemistry « to begin in summer semester 2021. 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.

Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Chemistry. Due to an international faculty and Master courses in English, the departments attracts outstanding students on all levels.


The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of Analytical Chemistry with a focus on complex processes in industrial and/or natural systems. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs explicitly in the chemical and chemical engineering program as well as in the field of life sciences and economics.


We are looking for a candidate who has 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 are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected. The candidate should combine basic research with applied perspectives. The development of collaborations with TUM research groups in inorganic chemistry, catalysis, aquatic and analytical chemistry, food chemistry, construction chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental engineering and others are encouraged, with outreach into economics. The successful candidate is expected to conduct cuttingedge research and teaching at all diverse levels in analytical chemistry to students of chemistry, life sciences and economics.

Our Offer

Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a meritbased academic career option for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a perma-nent 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. TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction. 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.

Your Application

TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference. Application documents should be submitted in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available on Here, you will also find TUM’s infor-mation on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process.

Please send your application no later than May 27, 2020 to the Dean of Chemistry, Prof. Stephan Sieber, Lichtenbergstraße 4, D-85748 Garching, Email address for applications:


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