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Institution Faculty of History and the Arts - School of History
Remuneration group BesGr W3
Start date winter semester 2023/24
Application deadline 2022-12-11

Full Professorship (W3) of Contemporary History (Chair)

The Faculty of History and the Arts invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) of Contemporary History (Chair), commencing on 1 October 2023.
In research and teaching, the chairholder is expected to be a specialist of contemporary history. We expect a focus on German history, especially the history of Nazism, along with another thematic field of non-German history.  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) in electronic form to the Dean of the Faculty of History and the Arts, Prof. Dr. Arndt Brendecke, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, D-80539 Munich, Germany, no later than 11. Dec. 2022 (date of receipt): (Registration required)

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