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Institution Faculty of Medicine
Remuneration group BesGr W2
Start date As soon as possible
Application deadline 2024-03-07

Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Systems Neuroimmunology

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 Medicine in cooperation with the Institute of Clinical Neuroimmunology, University Hospital of LMU Munich, and the Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology (SyNergy) invites applications for a

Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track)

of Systems Neuroimmunology

commencing as soon as possible.

The professorship aims to strengthen the Munich Cluster of Systems Neurology in the area of systems neuroimmunology both in research and teaching and will be integrated into the Institute of Clinical Neuroimmunology, University Hospital of LMU Munich. The successful candidate is expected to be conducting an internationally recognized research program relevant to neuroinflammatory conditions. Candidates who combine expertise in neuroimmunology and data sciences (in particular approaches based on artificial intelligence) are of particular interest and we consider international research experience to be an advantage. The professorship should establish independent cutting–edge research and strengthen collaborations within the Munich scientific community including the SyNergy Excellence Cluster and the LMU`s Biomedical Center. The acquisition of third-party funding is expected.

LMU Munich and the University Hospital in cooperation with the SyNergy Excellence Cluster offers an outstanding and interdisciplinary scientific environment. The laboratory will be located within the LMU`s new Biomedical Center (BMC) on the high-tech campus Großhadern-Martinsried, a major center of European Biomedical research. Attractive start-up funding will be provided including funds for personnel, consumables and instrumentation.

LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior academic to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages early-career scholars to apply. Prerequisites for this position are a university degree and a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career.

The initial appointment will be for six years. After a minimum of three years, it can be converted into a permanent position pending a positive evaluation of the candidate’s performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude.

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.

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


Please submit your application (curriculum vitae, scientific career, references, certificates, a list of publications and lectures, external funds) as well as a short application form (see to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Bavariaring 19. 80336 Munich, Germany, no later than March 7th, 2024.

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