Full Professor in Mathematics Education

Technical University of Munich

Full Professor in Mathematics Education


The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Full Professor in »Mathematics Education« to begin in summer semester 2021. The position is a tenured W3 position.


Scientific Environment

The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Education (EDU) and will be affiliated with the TUM Department of Mathematics. The TUM School of Education is one of Germany’s most innovative institutions for teacher education and educational research. We offer bachelor’s and master’s programs for preservice teachers in vocational schools and secondary schools (“Gymnasium”). We cooperate with most departments of the Technical University of Munich and collaborate with a vast network of schools in the Munich area. We provide an excellent study environment at the cutting edge of scientific research and hands-on experience.


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 mathematics education. An empirical and quantitative research profile is a prerequisite. The teaching load includes courses in the university’s bachelor’s and master’s programs. The successful candidate is expected to develop and implement curricula in cooperation with the TUM School of Education and other departments.


We are looking for a candidate with high international reputation who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record and an internationally recognized research program. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude are also prerequisites. The acquisition of the qualification, which is demanded for mathematics education in schools, and a teaching experience in schools or in another comparable educational institution for three years should be proven. Substantial research experience abroad as well as the proven ability to start and lead cooperative reserach projetcs, and to attract external funding is expected.

Our Offer

TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area. TUM environment is multicultural, with English serving as a common interface for scientific interaction.

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 submitted 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 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.

Please send your application no later than April 09, 2020 to the Vice Dean of the TUM School of Education, Prof. Tina Seidel, Marsstraße 20-22, 80335 München, Email address for applications: berufung@edu.tum.de

Kontakt: berufung@edu.tum.de