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Career Level:
Doctorate or PhD
Job type:
Full time
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31 Oct, 2017

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in "Operations and Supply Chain Management" - Technical University of Munich

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The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management to begin in summer 2018. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor). 

Scientific environment 
The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Management. TUM School of Management offers a dynamic scientific setting providing scholars with an exceptional environment to educate responsible talents and pursue relevant research at the intersection of management, engineering, and the natural and life sciences.


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 Operations and Supply Chain Management. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs. Supported by com-petitive start-up resources, candidates are expected to develop an independent and vigorous research program.


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, including the abil-ity to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected. The candidate should show high potential for conducting research and teaching in the field of Operations and Supply Chain Management. Applications from candidates with a research interest in any topic and expertise in any methodological approach to the field are welcome.

Our Offer

Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of TUM Faculty Recruitment and Ca-reer System apply.

TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area. 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 presented in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for pro-fessors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Appointment and Career System are available on

Please send your application no later than 31.10.2017 to the Dean of the TUM School of Management, Prof. Gunther Friedl, Email: