Full Professorship (W3) of Greek Philology with a Focus on Literary Studies (Chair)

Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
08 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Oct 2022
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 Greek Philology
with a Focus on Literary Studies

commencing on 1 April 2024.

The candidate is expected to demonstrate a broad competence in Greek Philology in research as well as teaching with an orientation towards literary studies and in cooperation with the complementary Chair of Greek Philology. A focus on one of the central areas of Greek literature is required. Familiarity with modern literary theory is expected, as well as openness to questions of cultural studies and reception history. Experience in interdisciplinary cooperation and willingness to participate in collaborative projects within the faculty and beyond are also expected. Associated with the professorship is the management of the German office of the international bibliography project L'Année philologique.

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 Languages and Literatures, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany, no later than 6 October 2022.