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Institution Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Remuneration group BesGr W2
Start date As soon as possible
Application deadline 2024-03-28

Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy

The Faculty of Psychology and Education invites applications for a

Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track)

of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy

commencing as soon as possible.

Compatibility with research activities of the Chair of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy ( is desirable as well as a willingness to collaborate with the German Center for Mental Health (DZPG), the “Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences” (GSN, and the “Munich Center of the Learning Sciences” (MCLS;

The holder of this position will teach Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy in the Bachelor program “B.Sc. Psychology” and the Master program “M.Sc. Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy”.

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. In addition, prerequisite for this position is a clinical registration as psychotherapist in Germany (Approbation as Psychologischer Psychotherapeut/Psychologische Psychotherapeutin or Kinder- und Jugendlichenpsychotherapeut/Kinder- und Jugendlichenpsychotherapeutin).

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 and if all legal conditions are met.

The Department of Psychology values transparent, reliable, and replicable research. In your application, please describe how you have pursued these goals to date and will continue to do so (max. 1 page with supporting documents, e.g. links to relevant documents/repositories). The department values a large range of scientific contributions; apart from publications, this includes, for example, published data sets and research software.

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 comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications in electronic form (one PDF) to:, or to Prof. Dr. Ewald Kiel, Dean, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Leopoldstraße 13, 80802 Munich, Germany, no later than 28 March, 2024.

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