Full Professorship (W3) of Medieval History (Late Middle Ages) (Chair)

Ludwigsburg (Landkreis), Baden-Württemberg (DE)
25 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 2019
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 History and the Arts invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) of Medieval History (Late Middle Ages)

commencing on 1.10.2020. 

The professorship covers the history of the late Middle Ages in all its aspects. Candidates will be expected to both teach and research late medieval history in a European context with a wide spectrum of thematic and methodic approaches and to enhance interdisciplinary cooperation. The future holder of this position will furthermore be expected to actively participate in the development of the teaching programs and the academic management of the Department of History.

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 to the Dean of the Faculty of History and the Arts, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, by e-mail to the address no later than 30.08.2019.