Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of AI-based Therapy Steering in Personalized Oncology

Faculty of Medicine - Center for artificial intelligence of the University Hospital
Start date
as soon as possible
Application deadline
11 Nov 2021
Payment grade
W2 (6 years/tenure track)

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-MaximiliansUniversität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.

The Faculty of Medicine invites applications for a Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of AI-based Therapy Steering in Personalized Oncology commencing as soon as possible.

The professorship will be located at the center for artificial intelligence of the University Hospital of LMU Munich.

The professor is expected to develop AI-based therapy guidance as an innovative area within modern hematology and oncology. The candidate is expected to bring expertise in the development of predictive and prognostic algorithms in order to develop strategies to predict likelihood of response, resistance and relapse. With respect to networking a close collaboration with the W3-Professorship for AI based therapeutic decisions, the oncological subspecialities, Institute of Pathology and the clinical precision oncology program of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Munich (CCCM), the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) and the Bavarian Center for Cancer Research (BZKF) will be essential.

LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior academic to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages earlycareer scholars to apply. Prerequisites for this position are a university degree and a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career.

The initial appointment will be for six years. After a minimum of three years, it can be converted into a permanent position pending a positive evaluation of the candidate’s performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude and if all legal conditions are met.

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.


Please submit your application (curriculum vitae, scientific career, references, certificates, a list of publications and lectures, external funds) as well as a short application form (see to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Bavariaring 19, 80336 Munich, Germany, no later than November 11th, 2021.

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