HomeProfessorship of Early Modern History, specialising in Western European History

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Published on Monday, September 10, 2012 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

The Faculty of History and Art of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München invites applications for a Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Early Modern History, specialising in Western European History commencing as soon as possible. Prerequisites for this position are a university and a doctoral degree. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career.

Announcement

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) 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 of all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social studies, to medicine and the sciences.

Position and required qualifications

The Faculty of History and Art invites applications for a Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Early Modern History, specialising in Western European History commencing as soon as possible.

Position

  • The successful candidate is expected to represent the entire field of Early Modern History in research and teaching at the university.
  • He or she should cover the LMU Core Theme “Area Studies” and develop western European history as an essential part of the profile of the Historical Seminar.
  • It is desirable that the postholder is able to maintain and further develop the Seminar’s existing core research and teaching profile in the history of the Holy Roman Empire.

LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior academic to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages early-career scholars to apply.

Required qualifications

  • Prerequisites for this position are a university and a doctoral degree.
  • With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer.

Our success in increasing the number of female faculty members is substantial. To continue this process, applications by female candidates are most important to us.
In addition, we aim to further increase the diversity of our faculty members and, therefore, explicitly encourage candidates from specific backgrounds to apply.
Disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Conditions of employment

  • 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.
  • Under the terms of the “LMU Academic Career Program”, in exceptional cases and subject to outstanding performance in research and teaching, the position may be converted from a W2 into a W3 Full Professorship at a later date.
  • 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.

To apply

Please submit your application comprising
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • documentation of academic degrees and certificates
  • as well as a list of publications
to: Dekanin der Fakultät für Geschichts – und Kunstwissenschaften der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 München,

no later than 12th of October 2012.

Places

  • Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1 (Fakultät für Geschichts- und Kunstwissenschaften, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)
    Munich, Federal Republic of Germany

Date(s)

  • Friday, October 12, 2012

Keywords

  • Early Modern History, Western European History, research, teaching, university, Area Studies, Holy Roman Empire, professorship, scholar, university degree, doctoral degree, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Faculty of History an Art, Kunstwissenschaften

Contact(s)

  • Marie-Janine Calic
    courriel : dekanat09 [at] lmu [dot] de

Information source

  • Marie-Janine Calic
    courriel : dekanat09 [at] lmu [dot] de

To cite this announcement

« Professorship of Early Modern History, specialising in Western European History », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Monday, September 10, 2012, https://calenda.org/209531

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