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Associate Professor in » Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience «

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

Associate Professor in » Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience «

to begin as soon as possible. The position is a tenured W3 position.

Scientific Environment

The professorship will be assigned to the TUM Department of Sport and Health Sciences. The department is expanding its portfolio in prevention and health promotion based on physical activity and healthy lifestyle. We aim for a close cooperation of the professorship with currently existing health and prevention research at the department and at other TUM departments, e.g. TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology, Department of Medicine and TUM School of Life Sciences.


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 developmental cognitive neuroscience of learning in early childhood and the interplay between cognitive development, brain development, genes and environment.

Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs especially in the sociological branch of the departments bio-psycho-socially oriented degree programs.


We are looking for candidates with outstanding scientific experience and qualifications, as demonstrated by achievements in research and teaching 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. The successful candidate shows pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English.

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 a permanent position as Associate Professor 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 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 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 September 4, 2022 to the Dean of the Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Prof. Renate Oberhoffer-Fritz, Uptown Munich - Campus D, Georg- Brauchle-Ring 60/62, 80992 Munich, Email address for

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