Associate Professor for School and Teaching Research Technical University of Munich, School of Education

At the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the position as associate professor for "school and teaching research" in grades W3 to the winter term 2017/18 with reduced teaching duties, is to be filled for a limited period of five years. The professorship is funded from the Foundation for International Comparative Studies (ZIB).


Scientific environment

The TUM School of Education is one of the most innovative institutions for teacher training and education research in Germany. We offer bachelor's and master's degree courses, especially for the lehramtsausbildung. We work in cooperation with almost all faculties of the Technical University of Munich and draw on a close network with numerous schools in the Munich area. The TUM School of Education offers excellent working conditions at top level in research and teaching.


The tasks include research and teaching as well as support and support for young scientists. We are looking for an expert in the research area school and teaching research. One of the tasks in teaching is participation in the Bachelor's and Master's degree programs at TUM. The tasks also include the coordination of research syntheses in the field of education research.


We are looking for a personality with a research experience that has demonstrated outstanding achievements in research and teaching at the highest international level. A completed university degree, an above-average doctorate or a comparable special qualification in scientific work (eg psychology, pedagogy or educational research), special pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also a prerequisite. International research experience is expected.

Experience in the execution, evaluation and documentation of large-scale assessments is desirable. Active participation in the preparation and evaluation of ongoing international comparative studies (PISA) is expected.

our range

The TUM opens up excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the outstanding life and research environment of the Metropolregion München. The TUM Munich Dual Career Office offers individual career advices for the partners of newly appointed professors and supports them and their partners in the integration in Munich.

Your application

Equality is the TUM an important concern. That is why we welcome explicit applications from qualified women. Applications from people with disabilities are treated with equal qualifications.

The application documents should correspond to the TUM guidelines for applying to professorships. These guidelines and detailed information on the TUM employment and careers system can be found at: .

Please send your application documents to the Dean of the TUM School of Education , Prof. Kristina Reiss, email: until 31 March 2017

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