Professor of Machine Learning in Business Analytics
Technical University of Munich

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

Professor of »Machine Learning in Business Analytics«

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 will 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 Munich.

Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Management. The school is currently listed as one of
the strongest European business schools for research. We aim to create real impact through our
research contributing to solving humanity's greatest challenges. Researchers of the business school
publish in the top journals of their fields. They have access to extensive computing resources, an
experimental lab, as well as to major databases for research. TUM School of Management has close
ties to the engineering and natural science schools of the Technical University of Munich as well as to


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 machine learning in business analytics with
applications in energy, finance, marketing, or operations. The professor (open rank) will contribute to
our education on the bachelor, master, and/or PhD level.


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, the ability to initiate and to lead
cooperative research projects as well as to attract funding.

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 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 also provides
assistance with relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family

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 June 28, 2020 to the Dean of the TUM School of
Management, Prof. Gunther Friedl, Technical University of Munich, Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 Munich,
Email address for applications:

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