Full Professorship (W3) Modern German Literature, focus on 20th century German Literature + Classi

Munich (Landkreis), Bayern (DE)
Aug 27, 2020
End of advertisement period
Sep 25, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (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 Languages and Literatures invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) of Modern German Literature
with a focus on
20th century German Literature and Classical Modernism

commencing as soon as possible.

Applicants should represent the entire field of modern German literature in teaching and research. They should have an outstanding academic record, a research focus on 20th century German-language literature and Classical Modernism, and an additional research focus in cultural theory/cultural studies.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification, teaching skills at university level, excellent academic achievements and a productive and promising research program.

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. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications and teaching to the Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Literatures, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany, no later than September 25, 2020.