The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Mathematical Finance« to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor).
The professorship is part of the TUM Department of Mathematics. With several strong research groups and leading financial and insurance industries in the Munich Region, a stimulating research environment is guaranteed.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the field of financial mathematics using methods from econometrics/data science and stochastics/optimization. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs offered by the department as well as courses for other TUM departments.
We are looking for a candidate who has demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research at the highest international standards. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected as well as an interest in cooperation with the financial industry.
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. 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. 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 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 on 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 31 October 2019 to the Dean of the TUM Mathematics, Prof. Folkmar Bornemann, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.