Assistant Professor in Materials Design for Additive Manufacturing

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Materials Design for Additive Manufacturing «

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 Materials Engineering at the TUM School of Engineering
and Design. It will be part of the TUM.Additive network and collaborate closely with the Centre for Building Materials TUM (cbm) and the Staatliches Materialprüfamt für den Maschinenbau (MPA). Collaborations in data-driven themes with the Munich Data Science Institute (MDSI) are also possible.


The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as advising and mentoring undergraduate, graduate
students and early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in one or more of the following areas related to Additive Manufacturing (AM): Computational materials development for AM (Digital Materials), Advanced metallic and multifunctional material systems (Structural and Functional Metals), Multiscale modelling of AM, Data-driven materials design, High-throughput computational simulations, Influence of recycling and reuse of feedstock materials, Sustainable materials solutions. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university's bachelor and master programs.


We are looking for candidates with scientific achievements showing significant promise of excellence and leadership at an international level and the capability to develop an independent research program. 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 for further

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 commonly used for
scientific interactions and teaching.

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 candidates with essentially the same qualifications and scientific performance as other candidates 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 at 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 January 9, 2022 to the Dean of Engineering and Design, Prof. Christoph Gehlen. Email address for applications:

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