Academic and Non-Academic Positions

General Application Hints for Ph.D. / Postdoc Open Positions

We are continuously looking for EXCELLENT AND CREATIVE PhD students and Postdocs to join our multinational and interdisciplinary team. Please consider applying if you have a background in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, biomechanics, or a comparable field. We especially seek individuals who wish to specialize in robotics, machine learning, control, neuromuscular and musculoskeletal modelling, or the like. As a successful applicant, you should be able to carry out high-quality research and publish distinguished articles; meanwhile leap from academic publication to real-life solutions so that your research solves the real world problems.

PhD applications should include the following documents:

  • A motivation letter describing your research interests, your qualifications, and why you would be a suitable candidate
  • A detailed CV
  • Academic transcripts from your Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees
  • Email addresses of at least two references

Postdoc applications should include the following documents:

  • A motivation letter
  • A detailed CV
  • Email addresses of at least two references

Interested applicants should send us the necessary documents via email to: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

TUM has been pursuing the strategic goal of substantially increasing the diversity of its staff. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, TUM explicitly encourages nominations of and applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university’s research and teaching strategies. Preference will be given to disabled candidates with equal qualifications. International candidates are highly encouraged to apply.