Vacant Position: Full Professorship (W3) of Sinology (Chair)

LMU München, Germany

Deadline: 1st Feb 2016

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 Cultural Sciences invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3)
of Sinology

commencing on 1st April 2018.

Applicants should be able to offer a broad scope of research and teaching in the field of Sinology. The position is an essential element in the Munich Centre for Ancient Worlds and the University’s Graduate School “Distant Worlds”; therefore, a major focus on Chinese archaeology and/or early Chinese history is desired.

Prerequisites for this position are a university and a doctoral degree, 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 curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications, combined into a single PDF file by 1st February 2016 to
Please do not send any publications.


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