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

The Faculty of Catholic Theology invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3)
of Old Testament Theology

commencing as soon as possible.

The successful candidate is expected to represent the entire field of Old Testament Theology in research and teaching. Further, we expect participation in all degree programs offered by the Faculty of Catholic Theology.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree in Catholic Theology, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification in Catholic Theology, teaching skills at university level, excellent academic achievements and a productive and promising research program. With an excellent record in research and teaching, prospective candidates will have demonstrated international visibility and excellence.

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. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications to the Dean of the Faculty of Catholic Theology, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 München, Germany, no later than 12th of April 2018. In addition applicants must send their application also in electronic form (pdf) to:

Closing date: 12.04.2018
Closing date: 12 April 2018 Published on on date 1 March 2018
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