Associate Professor or Full Professor in »Urban Design«

Published at: 24 January 2017

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Full Professor in »Urban Design« to begin in summer semester 2018. This is a tenured W3 position.

Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the Department of Architecture. This department takes a research-oriented approach to teaching also in cooperation with businesses and public institutions. It has an excellent reputation in architectural research throughout Germany. In recent years, the department has forged further structural partnerships and joined interdisciplinary research networks. It is particularly well-connected with the other engineering disciplines at TUM.


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 urban design and architecture. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs. The candidate is expected to take a lead in further developing the TUM research network in Urban and Landscape Transformation.


We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record and an internationally recognized research program, according to relevant career level. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.

Our Offer

Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option for tenure track faculty from Associate Professor to Full Professor. The regula- tions of 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 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 professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Appointment and Career System are available here.

Please send your application no later than March 13, 2017 to the Dean of the Department of Architecture, Prof. Hannelore Deubzer, Email: