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Full Professorship (W3) of Classical Latin Philology (Chair)

Munich (City), Bavaria (GER), Germany
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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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 Classical Latin Philology

commencing on April 1, 2026.

The successful applicant will represent the field of Classical Latin Philology in its entire breadth in both research and teaching, with a research focus on literary studies. They will be expected to cooperate closely with the other Latin professors in the context of Munich’s “Integrated Latin Studies”, a program devoted to covering the entire span of Latin literature from antiquity to the early modern period. In addition, they will have to be committed to interdisciplinary cooperation in joint projects, especially those of the Munich Center for Ancient Studies (MZAW), as well as activities promoting the international visibility of the department.

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 (Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany), preferably via e-mail to in one single PDF-file no later than June 19, 2024.


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