Professor of Theory of Quantum Matter and Nanophysics Technical University of Munich, Faculty of Physics Germany

Professor of »Theory of Quantum Matter and Nanophysics«

22.11.2017, professorships

At the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the position as professor for »Theory of Quantum Matter and Nanophysics« is to be filled at the earliest opportunity; Grade W2 Tenure Track Assistant Professor with Tenure Track Option on W3 or W3 Associate / Full Professor.


Scientific environment


The professorship is assigned to the Faculty of Physics. The faculty is integrated into the research campus Garching in an excellent scientific environment, which is particularly characterized by its proximity to the Walter Schottky Institute, the Walther Meißner Institute and the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz.




The tasks of a TUM professor include research and teaching as well as support and promotion of young scientists. We are looking for an expert in the field of condensed matter physics with a focus on the theory of quantum matter and quantum technology. One of the tasks in teaching is participation in the bachelor and master programs of the TUM.




We would like to recruit a scientist who, after completing a university degree, has an above-average doctoral degree or comparable academic qualification, outstanding achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment according to the appropriate career level. International scientific experience during the doctoral or postdoctoral phase is expected. Applicants will also have special pedagogical aptitude and ability to teach in English.


Successful applicants are expected to cooperate with the theoretically and experimentally working groups in the Faculty of Physics and to participate in interdisciplinary research collaborations at Campus Garching and in the Greater Munich area. In addition, a proven aptitude in the acquisition and - depending on the scientific career stage - in the direction of competitive research projects expected.


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.


To this end, TUM offers excellent working conditions in a vibrant scientific community, embedded in the outstanding living and research environment of the Munich Metropolitan Region. In addition, TUM offers attractive and performance-related compensation as well as the advantages of civil servant status.


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 are available at: .


Please send your application documents in English until January 15, 2018 to the Dean of the Faculty of Physics , Prof. Johannes Barth, Email:




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