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Professor in Corporate Law at Technical University of Munich

Country: Germany
City: Heilbronn
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The aim of the Technical University of Munich(TUM) School of Management is to make the TUM Campus Heilbronn a leading center for research and teaching on family-owned firms and the management of digital transformation. 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. TUM seeks to appoint experts in the research area of corporate law with a focus on Internet Law, Technology Protection (Industry 4.0) and family businesses. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor’s and master’s programs. The successful candidates will participate in establishing the Center for Family Business or the Center for Digital Transformation as well as new study programs at the new TUM Campus Heilbronn.


TUM is looking for candidates with advanced scientific experience, proven by achievements in research and teaching at the highest international standards, according to the relevant career level. Further requirements are an excellent academic track record and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English. Substantial research experience abroad is expected. TUM also expects full commitment to undertaking interdisciplinary research in the area of digitization. Experience in bringing in third-party funding is desirable. The ability to develop a strategic vision for a Center for Family Business and a Center for Digital Transformation is mandatory.

TUM 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 in 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 as well as of the Bildungscampus Heilbronn; close interaction with family-owned firms in the region is possible. Likewise, the TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. Moreover, MDCO also provides assistance with relocation and integration of new professors, their partners, and accompanying family members.


TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, TUM explicitly encourages applications from women. Also, applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline 19 August,2018
Country Germany
Company Name Technical University of Munich
City Heilbronn



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