Associate / Professor of Electron Microscopy; Energy Materials

Technical University of Munich Department of Chemistry


Associate Professor or Full Professor in Electron Microscopy with research emphasis on Energy Materials

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Full Professor in » Electron Microscopy with research emphasis on Energy Materials « to begin in winter semester 2020/2021.

Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Chemistry. This professorship is embedded in the e-conversion cluster and should play a fundamental role in establishing a new Electron Microscopy Center at TUM.


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 in situ and operando electron microscopy with a focus on material science and energy materials. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs explicitly in the chemistry, physics and engineering programs with focus on structural characterizations.


We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record and an internationally recognized research program. 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. Successful candidates are expected to have experience in launching large scale projects and working with interdisciplinary groups. Furthermore, it is mandatory to show experiences in applying for external funding.

Our Offer

Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a meritbased academic career option from Associate Professor 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 information 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. Stefan Sieber, Email address for applications:


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