Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Fire Science and Engineering «

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Fire Science and Engineering « to begin in winter semester 2024/25. The position is a W2 fixed-term (6 year) tenure-track professorship with the possibility for promotion to a tenured W3.

See official site: https://portal.mytum.de/jobs/professuren/NewsArticle_20240122_093102

Scientific Environment

The professorship will be assigned to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the TUM School of Engineering and Design.


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 Fire Science and Engineering with a focus on practice-based research in fire science safety in an academic context. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs, explicitly in architecture, civil and environmental engineering as well as electrical engineering and aerospace.


We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest international level. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected (please see www.tum.de/en/faculty-recruiting-faq/ for further information).

Our Offer

Based on the best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career path for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of the 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. The TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction.

TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and social benefits.

The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. The MDCO assists the relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.

Your Application

TUM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from women. The position is suitable for disabled persons. The position is suitable for disabled persons. Disabled applicants will be given preference in case of generally equivalent suitability, aptitude and professional performance.

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 at www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting. 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 10. 03. 2024 to the Dean of Engineering and Design, Prof. Dr. Christoph Gehlen via our recruitment portal: www.recruit.tum.de.

For any queries please contact [email protected].

Kontakt: www.recruit.tum.de