Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Entrepreneurial Finance

Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Munich / Garching
Apr 23, 2021
Jun 20, 2021
Government & Institutions
Analyst, Researcher

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


Tenure Track Assistant Professor in » Entrepreneurial Finance «  


to begin as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term (6 year) tenure-track professorship with the possibility for promotion to a tenured W3. The professorship is endowed by the Dieter Schwarz Foundation and will be located in Munich/Garching.


Scientific Environment

The professorship will be assigned to the TUM School of Management. With its strong research environment and close ties to industry, TUM School of Management constantly scores well in rankings, currently listed as the strongest German business school for research. The school offers a dynamic scientific setting providing scholars with an exceptional environment to educate responsible talents and pursue relevant research at the intersection of management and engineering.



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 entrepreneurial finance, preferably targeting a finance audience (e.g. by focusing on Venture Capital and/or Private Equity). Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor’s and master’s programs, as well as relevant courses at UnternehmerTUM. The successful candidate is expected to actively collaborate with the existing research group in entrepreneurial finance and the Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS) at 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, including the ability to teach in English, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected (please see www.tum.de/en/faculty-recruiting-faq/ 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.

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 www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting. 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 20 June 2021 to the Dean of the TUM School of Management, Prof. Gunther Friedl. Email address for applications: berufungen@wi.tum.de.