Junior Professorship (W1) of Slavic Literatures and Media

Munich, Bayern (DE)
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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-yearlong 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
Junior Professorship (W1) (for a period of 3 years) of Slavic Literatures and Media commencing on 1 April 2019.

The applicant will be expected to teach and conduct research in the field of
Slavic Literature; specialization in at least one Slavic language is required.

The candidate should furthermore demonstrate a proven record of research
in media studies in at least one Slavic culture based on publications, teaching experience, or scholarly presentations.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, teaching skills at university level and an aptitude for an academic career, usually evidenced by the excellent quality of a doctoral degree in the field of Slavic Literature. If the applicant was employed as a research assistant either before or after obtaining the doctoral degree, the entire duration of the period of employment and of the doctoral degree should not exceed six years.

The position is a fixed-term professorship for the duration of three years.
Pending a positive evaluation, the position may be extended by another
period of three years. A conversion to an indefinite position (tenure track) is
not possible.

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 7 December 2018.