Professors of Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Management

Company:Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Location:Germany / Munich

Discipline:Management of Innovation / Entrepreneurial Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


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

Professor of »Management of Innovation«
Professor of »Entrepreneurial Management«

to begin in summer semester 2020, or earlier/later by mutual agreement. While we are particularly looking to hire young, international talents as tenure track assistant professors (W2 fixed term position with tenure track to a tenured W3 position), we may also consider exceptional applications for a tenured W3 position as associate or full professor. The professorships are endowed by the Dieter Schwarz Foundation and will be located in Munich/Garching.

Scientific environment

TUM School of Management is part of TUM, one of the leading technical universities in the world, and the hotspot for technology entrepreneurship in Germany. The School offers a dynamic research environment at the interface of management and technology, and has frequently been ranked as the best business school for research in Germany, and among the top tier for entrepreneurship teaching in all of Europe. This setting will enable the successful candidates to conduct impactful research and educate responsible talents. The Innovation & Entrepreneurship department is amongst the leading of its kind in Europe, with over 50 academics at post-doctoral and doctoral levels, which are closely involving with TUM’s broader entrepreneurial activities.


The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint experts in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship, whose research focus is complementary to the broader research focus of TUM and the existing department members. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor’s and master’s programs. For applications at the associate level and above, we will also greatly welcome potential contribution to our doctoral and/or executive education programs.


We are looking for candidates with research and teaching experience at the highest international standards, according to the relevant career level. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. We further expect substantial research experience outside of Germany and an active and extensive international research network.

Our 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 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. The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. MDCO also provides assistance with 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 presented in accordance with TUM’s application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Appointment 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 August 20, 2019 to the Dean of the TUM School of Management, Prof. Gunther Friedl, Technical University of Munich, Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 Munich, Email address for applications: For questions, please contact the head of the hiring committee, Prof. Oliver Alexy (

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