Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Law of Digital Goods and Digital Commerce

Country: Germany;

City: Munich

Vacancy added: 16.08.2019

Employer: Technical University of Munich

Resumes due: 30.09.2019


The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Law of Digital Goods and Digital Commerce«

To begin on October 1, 2020 the latest. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor). The professorship is funded by the Federal Tenure Track Programme.


Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Management as well as to the TUM School of Governance. The School of Management offers a dynamic scientific environment for scholars to educate talented students and pursue relevant research at the intersection of management, engineering and the natural and life sciences. The TUM School of Management holds the three international accreditations AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. The School of Governance focuses its research and teaching on the interaction between politics, society and technology, for instance to integrate future technologies into the political dialogue and decision-making.



The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint a legal expert in the area of law of digital goods and digital transactions in the internet economy. The teaching obligation includes courses in the university’s bachelor’s and master’s programs.



We are looking for a candidate with a demonstrated record of initial scientific achievement and the capacity for developing a research programme on the highest international level. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. Substantial international research experience and the commitment to engage in interdisciplinary research are expected.


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 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 presented 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 http://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.

For questions, please contact the head of the search committee, Prof. Christoph Ann (christoph.ann@tum.de).

Please send your application no later thanSeptember 30, 2019to theDean of the TUM School of Management, Prof. Gunther Friedl, Technical University of Munich, Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 Munich, Email address for applications:berufungen@wi.tum.de

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