Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Interaction Design and Hybrid Spaces «

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Technical University of Munich, School of Engineering and Design

Location: Munich, Germany
Term: Fixed-term (6 years)
Closing Date: 08 April 2024

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Interaction Design and Hybrid Spaces « to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term (6 year) tenure-track professorship with the possibility for promotion to a tenured W3.

Scientific Environment

The professorship will be assigned to the Department of Architecture at the TUM School of Engineering and Design. An affiliation with the Integrative Research Institute (IRI) Munich Design Institute (MDI) is to be established.


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 Interaction Design and Hybrid Spaces with a focus on research, development and transfer in the field of interactive interventions at the interface between architecture, design and society. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.


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. 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 submit your application by April 8th , 2024 via the TUM recruitment portal: www.recruit.tum.de/

For any queries, please contact [email protected]

Kontakt: www.recruit.tum.de

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