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Institution Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion - Chair of Metaphysics
Remuneration group TV-L E13
Full-time / Part-time Full-time (100%)
Start date 2024-10-01; initially limited to 3 years (with a possible extension of 3 years)
Application deadline 2024-06-01

About us:

Metaphysics is the central foundational discipline of philosophy with diverse connections to all other to all other areas in the field. From 2024-07-01 Prof. Dr. Alyssa Ney is the new holder of the chair.

We are looking for you:

Assistant Professor (m/f/x)

in Munich

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Research in the field of the History of Philosophy, especially the History of Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy
  • Teaching (Bachelor and Master courses) with a teaching load of 5 semester hours per week
  • Collaboration in the research activities of the chair (co-organization of workshops, participation in scientific exchange, administrative activities)

Your qualifications:

The prerequisites for employment are a very good university degree and a very good doctorate in the history of philosophy with an AOS in the History of Philosophy and in Metaphysics. An additional AOC in Philosophy of Science is welcome. The ability to lecture in German is preferred. Furthermore, you should preferably have already taught in philosophy, be creative and able to work in a team, be result-oriented and enjoy taking on new challenges.


Your workplace is centrally located in Munich and easily accessible by public transportation. We offer you an interesting and responsible job with good opportunities for further training and development.

You will be employed within the framework of the TV-L (up to E 13), if the civil service requirements are met in A13. The position is initially limited to 3 years (with a possible extension of 3 years).

Applications from people who are underrepresented in philosophy are particularly welcome.

Also possible in a part-time capacity.

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


Please send applications with the usual documents (Master and PhD certificates, CV, writing sample, research statement, and a teaching portfolio) by June 1, 2024 by e-mail (in a PDF document) to Three recommendation letters should be sent directly to

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to

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