Technische Universität München (TUM)

Four Division Leads Additive Manufacturing (Post-doc, m/f/d)

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Located in the capital of Bavaria and home to over 50,000 students, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of the top universities in the world (TUM ranks among the top 4 European technical universities in THE World University Ranking) and is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education, and the active promotion of young scientists.
The Munich Institute of Integrated Materials, Energy and Process Engineering (MEP) connects the domains of 4D Materials and additive technologies (M), sustainable energy systems (E), and biomanufacturing and process engineering (P) as interdisciplinary research network. Herein, additive manufacturing plays a pivotal role as enabling technology.

We are building a new alliance between TUM and world-leading AM enterprises for which we are seeking highly motivated researchers in the field of Additive Manufacturing, who are able to work independently, establish an industrial network, and contribute creatively to collaborative teams.

TUM invites applications for the positions of


  • Doctoral degree in Additive Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Production Technology, Material Science, Physics, or comparable fields
  • Previous post-doctoral experience is favorable
  • Determination and independent working style as well as teamwork and communication skills
  • German and English language skills
  • Proven background in the respective additive manufacturing field is mandatory
  • Proven track record of publishing in high-impact scientific journals
  • Several years of professional experience in industry is strongly recommended


  • Building an institutional AM alliance between TUM and industry as a member of a motivated team
  • Independent research in the respective field, with the perspective of leading a research group of several doctoral students
  • Successful solicitation of third-party funds, in particular in cooperation with ministries, industry and EU/national funding associations
  • Lectures and courses in the field of additive manufacturing
  • Communication with industry networks, academic partners, and politics.

We offer

  • A stimulating, high-pace environment for cutting-edge research in the field of additive technologies
  • Close contact and collaboration with world-leading AM industrial companies and international scientists at top-European engineering universities
  • The unique opportunity to contribute your ideas and concepts to an emerging Bavarian AM cluster
  • Seminars and training in the fields of project management, science communication, entrepreneurship, career planning, leadership qualifications and work-life balance
  • Full-time employment contract, initially limited to 2 years with the possibility of extension
  • Renumeration according to the collective agreement of the federal states (TV-L E14)


Send us your application documents to quoting “Division lead AM”, “Division Lead MAT”, “Division Lead SUS”, or “Division Lead APL” in the e-mail subject line. We expect to fill the position as soon as possible.

The Technical University of Munich is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. We explicitly encourage women to apply and preference will be given to disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications.

Technical University of Munich
Munich Institute of Integrated Materials, Energy and Process Engineering (MEP)
Lichtenbergstr. 4a
85748 Garching

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Four Division Leads Additive Manufacturing (Post-doc, m/f/d)
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