Junior-Professorship of Cultural Heritage/Provenance Research, LMU München

Junior-Professorship of Cultural Heritage/Provenance Research, LMU München
Application deadline: Apr 24, 2017

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 History and Art invites applications for a Junior-Professorship (W1) for a period of 3 years of Cultural Heritage/Provenance Research commencing as soon as possible.

The primary tasks of the successful candidate will include research and teaching that explores historic and contemporary issues of cultural heritage, provenance research, and the art market. Intensive cooperation with Munich’s Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in the field of provenance research is also expected.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, teaching skills at the university level and an aptitude for an academic career, usually evidenced by the excellent quality of a doctoral degree. If the applicant was employed as a research assistant either before or after obtaining the doctoral degree, the entire duration of the period of employment and of the doctoral degree should not exceed six years.

The position is a fixed-term professorship for the duration of three years. Pending a positive evaluation, the position may be extended by another period of three years. A conversion to an indefinite position (tenure track) is not possible.]

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 History and the Arts at LMU, Prof. Dr. Martin Zimmermann, by email at the address W1-Provenienz@lrz.uni-muenchen.de, no later than 24.04.2017.

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Reference:
JOB: Junior-Professorship, LMU München. In: H-ArtHist, Mar 25, 2017 (accessed Mar 28, 2017).

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