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Institution Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion - Chair for Ancient Philosophy (Prof Rapp)
Remuneration group BesGr A13
Full-time / Part-time Full-time (100%)
Start date 2023-10-01 (for three years with the possibility of extension)
Application deadline 2023-01-31

About us:

Professor Christof Rapp works primarily on ancient philosophy and its relationship to modern debates in metaphysics, ethics, action theory, argumentation theory and moral psychology. Another focus of his research is ancient rhetoric.

We are looking for you:

Assistant Professorship (m/f/x)

in Munich

Your tasks and responsibilities:

The appointee will be expected (i) to do philosophical research in the field of ancient Greek or Latin philosophy (ii) to teach five hours a week in areas of the chair, (iii) to participate in the organisation of other duties from the chair, and (iv) to pursuit an advanced postdoctoral research project (e.g., a Habilitation).

Your qualifications:

The successful candidate (i) will have a PhD in philosophy, (ii) will have teaching experience in philosophy, and (iii) will have done research in ancient philosophy (preferably Plato, Aristotle, Hellenistic Philosophy). Willingness to learn German and eventually teach in German is appreciated.


Women are currently underrepresented in the Faculty, therefore we particularly welcome applications for this post from suitably qualified female candidates.

Also possible in a part-time capacity.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.


Applications (including CV, certificates, list of publications), a description of planned research projects (1000-1500 words) should be sent either by email (ideally everything requested in a PDF document) or by mail to the address below. In addition, we ask for two confidential reports, which are to be sent by the reviewers directly to the address given below (email preferred).

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Fakultät für Philosophie, Wissenschaftstheorie und Religionswissenschaft
Lehrstuhl für Antike Philosophie
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

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