Professor of Digital Marketing
Technical University of Munich

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

Professor of »Digital Marketing«

to begin in winter semester 2020/21, or earlier/later by mutual agreement. While we are particularly looking to
hire young, international talents as tenure track assistant professors (W2 fixed term position with tenure track to
a tenured W3 position), we may also consider exceptional applications for a tenured W3 position as associate or
full professor. The professorship is endowed by the Dieter Schwarz Foundation and will be located in

Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Management. The school is currently listed one of the
strongest German business school for research. Faculty members in the area of marketing regularly publish in
leading journals in marketing (Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer
Research), management (Academy of Management Journal, Management Science), and psychology (Nature
Human Behaviour, Psychological Science). Faculty members of the School have access to an experimental lab,
a subject pool as well as to major databases for research. The School has close ties to the industry.


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 marketing and neighboring fields with a potential focus on
digitalization (technology), consumer behavior, or quantitative marketing. The teaching load includes courses in
the university's bachelor's and master's programs.


We are looking for candidates with research and teaching experience at the highest international standards,
according to the relevant career level. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree as well as
pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. We further expect
substantial research experience outside of Germany, and the commitment to do interdisciplinary research. The
ability to gain and to lead cooperative research projects, as well as to attract third-party funding are a

Our Offer

Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based
academic career option for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as
Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System

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 customized
career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. MDCO also provides assistance with 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 on Here, 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 May 29, 2020 to the Dean of the TUM School of Management,
Prof. Gunther Friedl, Technical University of Munich, Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 Munich, Email address for

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