Assistant professors at TU Darmstadt

Assistant professor with tenure track (W2)

TU Darmstadt has long considered the position of assistant professor to be an alternative career path to professorship. The first tenure-track procedure was successfully completed in 2012; this has been followed by several other tenure-track procedures.

  • Appointment to a temporary W2 professorship with tenure track
  • After positive tenure evaluation, appointment as a tenured

Assistant Professor (W1)

Since 2016, the assistant professorship at TU Darmstadt has replaced the previous junior professorship.

  • Appointment to temporary W1 professorship generally for 6 years
  • With excellent development in research and teaching, a tenure evaluation and an appointment to a permanent W2 professorship can be initiated.

Appointment of early career researchers as assistant professors (W1)

TU Darmstadt is opening this career path to externally funded early career researchers who have proven themselves in a competitive procedure.

  • Temporary appointment for 5 (+1) years
  • With excellent development in research and teaching, a tenure evaluation and an appointment to a permanent W2 professorship can be initiated.