Jobs/Mar 27, 2017

Junior Professorship, LMU München

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The Faculty of History and Art at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich 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.