Technical University of Munich (TUM)


Full Professor


Digital Marketing


Munich, Germany

Start Date



October 31, 2021

Job Description

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Professor of »Digital Marketing« to begin in summer semester 2022, 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 professorship is endowed by the Dieter Schwarz Foundation and will be located in Munich.

Scientific environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Management. The school is currently listed one of the strongest German business schools for research. Faculty members in the area of marketing regularly publish in leading journals in marketing (Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research), management (Academy of Management Journal, Management Science), and psychology (Nature Human Behaviour, Psychological Science). Faculty members of the School have access to an experimental lab, a subject pool as well as to major databases for research. The School has close ties to industry.


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 marketing and neighboring fields with a focus on digitization (technology) and quantitative marketing. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor’s and master’s 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 the commitment to do interdisciplinary research. The ability to gain and to lead cooperative research projects, as well as to attract third-party funding are a prerequisite.

Our Offer Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option path, beginning as a tenure track Assistant Professor with the possibility of being promoted to a permanent position as Associate Professor, and then 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 customized 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 October 31, 2021 to the Dean of the TUM School of Management, Prof. Dr. Gunther Friedl, Technical University of Munich, Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 Munich, email address for applications:

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