TU MÜNCHEN -Full Professor of »IT Service Management,Development and Operations«+ Director Information and Communication Management

Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft jointly invite applications for the position of Full Professor of »IT Service Management, Development and Operations« in combination with Director Information and Communication Management at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft to begin in summer semester 2021.

Frist: 10.01.2021

The position is a tenured W3 position. Scientific environment: The professorship belongs to the TUM Department of Informatics. It is associated with the position of “Director Information and Communication Management” at the Fraunhofer headquarters, as head of the main department “3C Information and Communication Management” in the board division “Finance and Digitization”. The administration of Fraunhofer is directly linked to the research and teaching context of the technical university and thus offers a real test environment. Responsibilities: The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the supervision and promotion of young scientists. We are looking for an expert in the research field of IT Service Management, Development and Operations with a focus on Integration of Software Development (Dev) and IT Operations (Ops) as well as Performance and Scalability of IT Services. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the university’s bachelor and master programs. The professorship is combined with the management of the department “Information and Communication Management” in the central office of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. It comprises five departments with approximately 250 employees at the locations Munich, Stuttgart, Sankt Augustin and Darmstadt. The main department provides IT services on methods, knowledge, infrastructure, collaboration and security for Fraunhofer Institutes and the Fraunhofer headquarters. The task includes committee activities of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft as well as the representation of the executive board for finances and digitization in the external area.


A university degree, an above-average doctorate or a comparable special qualification for scientific work as well as special pedagogical aptitude are required. You have a high scientific reputation, several years of management experience in science management and the ability to initiate and manage cooperative research projects and to raise third-party funds (DFG, EU, AiF). Furthermore, we expect full commitment to international, interdisciplinary research and experience in designing the research IT infrastructure of the future.

Our Offer:

The professorship is granted leave of absence for half of a full position at Fraunhofer. TUM and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft offer excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the outstanding living and research environment of the Munich Metropolitan Region and characterized by a cosmopolitan climate with English as a recognized working language. In addition, TUM offers attractive and performance-oriented remuneration and the advantages of civil servant status for applicants below the age limit of 52 years. TUM and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft pursue a family-friendly personnel policy and offer their employees flexible working hours and support services to help them balance their professional and private lives. The TUM Munich Dual Career Office offers individual career advice for the partners of newly appointed professors and supports them and their partners in their integration in Munich.

Your Application:

TUM and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft are equal opportunity employers. Therefore we explicitly welcome applications from qualified women. The position is suitable for disabled persons. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications as other candidates, abilities and expertise will be given preference. TUM and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft value and promote the diversity of competencies of their employees and therefore welcome all applications -regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity.

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 at 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 10th January 2021 to the Dean of Informatics, Prof. Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Email address for applications: bewerbung.dekanat@in.tum.de. Your application will be forwarded to the Executive Board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in accordance with the EU Data Protection Regulation