Technische Universität München (TUM)

Professor in » Spatial Planning and Development «

2023-06-23 (Europe/Berlin)
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The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of 


in » Spatial Planning and Development «

W3 Associate/Full Professor; to begin in summer semester 2024.

Scientific Environment

The professorship will be assigned to the Department of Architecture within the TUM School of Engineering and Design. We design systems, structures, and spaces. Our vision is to successfully combine design practice with research. The department is well-connected with the engineering disciplines.


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 spatial planning and spatial development in the context of the transformation of urban and landscape systems with a focus on spatial planning, sociology, economics, or urban planning. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs, explicitly in architecture and urbanism.


We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated excellent achievements in research and teaching in an internationally recognized scientific environment, relative to the relevant career level (please see for further information).
A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification, as well as pedagogical aptitude, are prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad as well as interdisciplinary collaboration with the fields of Mobility Systems Engineering, Social Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Design and Management is expected.

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.

TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and social benefits.
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 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 23 June 2023 to the Dean of Engineering and Design, Prof. Christoph Gehlen via our recruitment portal:

Job details

Professor in » Spatial Planning and Development «
Arcisstraße 21 Munich, Germany
Application deadline
2023-06-23 23:59 (Europe/Berlin)
2023-06-23 23:59 (CET)
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