Professorship (W2) of Philosophy of Renaissance

Munich (DE)
11 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Feb 2018
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 Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of
Religion invites applications for a Professorship (W2) of Philosophy of Renaissance (permanent position) commencing as soon as possible.

The successful candidate is expected to have a well established track record
in research and teaching, with comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the
entire philosophical and scientific development of the Renaissance, as well as a further research focus in either the Middle Ages or the Early Modern Age.

Further it is expected that the person appointed will teach in the Bachelor‘s
degree program and Master‘s degree program in philosophy (both major and
minor subject), as well as an interdisciplinary Master‘s degree program in
Medieval and Renaissance Studies. In addition, it is desired that the already
existing interdisciplinary collaborations of the professorship, e.g. with the
„Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ZMR)“, will be continued by
the holder of the position.

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.
Under the terms of the “LMU Academic Career Program”, in exceptional cases and subject to outstanding performance in research and teaching, the position may be converted from a W2 into a W3 Full Professorship at a later date.

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 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Dean of the Faculty of
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion, Geschwister-
Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany, no later than March 8, 2018.
Applications in electronic form can be sent by email (all documents together in one PDF document, max 10 MB) to: