Associate Professor or Full Professor in Philosophy of Science and Technology
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Full Professor in Philosophy of Science and Technology to begin in summer semester 2018. The position is a tenured W3 position.
The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Governance (GOV) and will be affiliated with the Integrative Research Center (IRC) Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS). The TUM School of Governance focuses its research and teaching on the interaction between politics, society and technology, for instance to integrate future technologies into the political dialogue and decision-making. The MCTS is representing a cross-faculty integrative research center focusing its activities in interdisciplinary research, teaching, outreach, on the interface between science, technology and society.
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 philosophy of science and technology. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs.
We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record and an internationally recognized research program, according to the relevant career level. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected. Ideally, the candidate holds degrees both in philosophy as well as in a technological or natural science. An innovative research profile in the philosophy of science and technology with interdisciplinary links between ethics, political philosophy, techno sciences and/or STS as well as experiences in applying for third-party funding for interdisciplinary and/or international research projects are expected.
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option for tenure track faculty from Associate Professor 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 gives assistance for relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.
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 http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.
Please send your application no later than November 30, 2017 to the Dean of the TUM School of Governance, Prof. Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt, firstname.lastname@example.org.