Assistant Professor in Sustainability Assessment of Food and Agriculture Systems
Technical University of Munich TUM

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

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in ┬╗Sustainability Assessment of Food and Agriculture Systems┬ź
to begin as soon as possible. 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 TUM School of Management and will be a joint appointment with the TUM School of Life Science. The professorship will be situated in the scientific environment of the Center of Life Sciences Management & Policy, which is based on the Campus Weihenstephan.


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 Sustainable Food and Agriculture Systems Analysis with a focus on Life
Cycle Assessment and Material Flow Analysis. Teaching responsibilities include the degree programs of the TUM
School of Life Sciences and the TUM School of Management.


We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for
independent research at the highest international level. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude and the ability to teach in English, are prerequisites.

Substantial research experience abroad is expected and full commitment to do interdisciplinary research mandatory (please see for further information).

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 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 Here you will also find TUM's information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process.

Please submit your application no later than January 9th, 2022 to the Dean of the TUM School of Management,
Prof. Dr. Gunther Friedl, via Alternatively you may email your application to

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