Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Technical Didactics for Vocational Teaching
Technical University of Munich, School of Education

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Technical Didactics for Vocational Teaching


14.11.2017, professorships

At the Technical University of Munich (TUM) the position as Tenure Track Assistant Professor for "Technical Didactics for Vocational Teaching" in grade W2 (limited to 6 years, with tenure track option on W3) is to be filled at the earliest possible time.


Scientific environment

The professorship is assigned to the TUM School of Education (EDU). The TUM School of Education is one of the most innovative institutions for teacher education and educational research in Germany. We offer Bachelor's and Master's degree programs for vocational school or high school teacher training. We work in cooperation with almost all faculties of the Technical University of Munich and draw on a close network with numerous schools in the metropolitan area of Munich. The TUM School of Education thus offers excellent study conditions at the highest level in research and practical experience.


The tasks include research and teaching as well as support and promotion of young scientists. We are looking for an expert in the field of technical didactics for vocational training. One of the tasks in teaching is participation in the bachelor and master programs of the TUM .Candidates are expected to develop a science and education concept that links engineering and VET with one another and implements the teaching curriculum in collaboration with other faculties. He / she should represent the subject in the entire interdisciplinary breadth of technical didactics and participate in courses on interdisciplinary aspects of technical didactics and the preparation and supervision of school internships for the vocational schools.


We are looking for a personality who has the first scientific achievements and the potential to develop an independent research program at the highest international level. A university degree, an above-average doctorate or a comparable special qualification for scientific work and a special educational aptitude are prerequisites. International research experience is expected. Relevant, internationally visible research contributions in the current field of technical didactics, if possible also in interdisciplinary fields, are expected from the candidate. Desirable is experience in the acquisition of third-party funds.

our range

The TUM enables a performance-oriented career advancement from assistant professor through an open-ended position as associate professor to full professor according to best international standards and transparent performance criteria. The regulations of the TUM appointment and career system apply.
The TUM opens up excellent working conditions in a vibrant scientific community, embedded in the outstanding living and research environment of the metropolitan region of Munich. The TUM Munich Dual Career Office offers individual career counseling for the partners of newly appointed professors and supports them and their partners in the integration in Munich.

Your application

Equality is an important concern of the TUM. That is why we expressly welcome applications from qualified women. Applications from people with disabilities are given preferential treatment with equal qualifications.


The application documents should comply with the TUM guidelines for applying for professorships. These guidelines, recruitment requirements and detailed information on the TUM appointment and career system can be found at: h ttp: //www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting .

Please complete the form at http://www.edu.tum.de/de/ueber-uns/stellenausschreibungen/ and send your application documents in English to the Dean of the TUM School of Education until 17 December 2017 , Prof. Kristina Reiss, Email: berufung@edu.tum.de


Contact: berufung@edu.tum.de

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