Full Professorship (W3) of Contemporary History (Chair)

Munich, Bavaria, Germany
10 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 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 History and the Arts invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3)
of Contemporary History


commencing on 1 October 2023.

In research and teaching, the chairholder is expected to be a specialist of contemporary history. We expect a focus on German history, especially the history of Nazism, along with another thematic field of non-German 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) in electronic form to the Dean of the Faculty of History and the Arts, Prof. Dr. Arndt Brendecke, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany, no later than 11.12.2022 (date of receipt): (Registration required).