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Institution Faculty of Languages and Literatures
Remuneration group BesGr W3
Start date April 1, 2026
Application deadline 2024-06-19

Full Professorship (W3) of Medieval Latin Philology (Chair)

The successful applicant will represent the field of Medieval Latin Philology in its entire breadth in both research and teaching, with a research focus on literary studies. They will be expected to cooperate closely with the other Latin professors in the context of Munich’s “Integrated Latin Studies”, a program devoted to covering the entire span of Latin literature from antiquity to the early modern period. In addition, they will have to be committed to interdisciplinary cooperation in joint projects, especially those of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Munich (ZMR), as well as activities promoting the international visibility of the department.

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.

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 and teaching to the Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Literatures, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany), preferably via e-mail to in one single PDF-file no later than June 19, 2024

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