Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Faculty for the Study of Culture
Full Professorship (W3) of European Ethnology and Cultural Analysis (Chair)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Department Chair, Full Professor|
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 for the Study of Culture invites applications for a
Full Professorship (W3) of European Ethnology and Cultural Analysis
commencing on October 1, 2025.
Applicants are expected to represent the subject of European Ethnology and Cultural Analysis (formerly Folklore Studies) in its entire breadth and, in addition, to complement the expertise available at the Institute of European Ethnology and Cultural Analysis with innovative research foci. Experience in the successful acquisition of third-party funding as well as the willingness to participate in research initiatives at LMU Munich and in the committees of the academic self-government are required.
Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification in European Ethnology, “Empirische Kulturwissenschaft” (i.e. Cultural Analysis) or Folklore studies, 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. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.
Please submit your application comprising a cover letter, curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications as a single pdf file by 28.09.2023 to the Dean of the Faculty for the Study of Culture, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, email@example.com.
Dean of the Faculty for the Study of Culture, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Cultural History / Studies