Professor of » Medical Informatics «

Professor of » Medical Informatics «

Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Munich, Germany

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

Professor of » Medical Informatics «

to begin at the earliest possible date. The professorship is a tenured W3 Associate Professor or Full Professor position.

Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Medicine, one of Germany’s top medical schools in research and teaching. The professorship will be part of the Institute of Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology at TUM’s university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar, which focuses on translational information processing, information integration, information security and data privacy. The institute is coordinating the consortium DIFUTURE (Data Integration for Future Medicine) as part of the German Medical Informatics Initiative and is participating in CRC 1321.


Responsibilities of the position include research and teaching, and the promotion of early-career scientists. The teaching load includes courses in the subject area and fundamentals courses offered by the department, as well as courses for other TUM schools and departments.
We seek to appoint an expert for the development and implementation of • innovative information systems for translational medicine, research and/or health care • of informatics concepts for integration and analysis of heterogeneous data • of innovative concepts for the protection of highly sensitive data • of decision support systems • concepts and methods of digital medicine and digital health.


We are looking for a candidate with a university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, who has demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment, regarding the relevant career level. Pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad is expected. Candidates are expected to be fully committed to conducting interdisciplinary research in collaboration with TUM scientists and relevant groups in Munich and in the greater Munich area, especially in the area of bioinformatics. Moreover, candidates should possess a proven ability to establish, acquire and lead competitive and cooperative research projects in medical informatics. Profound knowledge in system architectures, software development, ontologies and standards, as well as profound knowledge in informatics concepts for the fields of information systems, data integration, Big Data in medicine, security and privacy is expected.

Our Offer

Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option from a permanent position as Associate Professor 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. Furthermore, TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and additional social benefits.
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.

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 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 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 May 15, 2019 to the Dean of the TUM School of Medicine, Prof. Peter Henningsen, Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675 München, Email address for your application:

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