Open positions

We currently have no vacancies for post-docs, doctoral candidates or internships for external students.

Open positions will be posted on TUM’s job website for scientists: 

Informal inquiries can be sent to However, as we always receive a large number of applications, we may not be able to respond to your message.

Applications send out only generically will not be answered.


Doctorate at TUM

Please read the information on the website of the TUM Graduate School to get all the information you need about doing a doctorate at TUM.

There is wide range of scholarships and support programs available, please check the conditions of each of them carefully:

DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service

Research in Germany Funding Overview

TUM Global Postdoc Fellowship program

The Technical University of Munich now offers a new fellowship program, the TUM Global Postdoc Fellowship. This two-year fellowship-program offers excellent researchers who have recently completed their PhD the chance to continue their academic career at TUM. TUM Global Postdoc Fellows receive a 24-months fellowship and are affiliated with a specific chair at TUM. In this way, TUM allows their fellows the freedom to sharpen their academic profile while providing the opportunity to initiate new research projects with TUM researchers.

If you would like to have Prof. Cheng as a host, please get in touch with us, to discuss the details.

For any questions on the application process, please get in touch with postdoc-application(at) or the TUM Talent Factory.