Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is one of the leading European universities with a tradition reaching back more than 500 years. The university established in 2012 the Graduate School "Distant Worlds: Munich Graduate School for Ancient Studies" which is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. The Graduate School is an interdisciplinary research network that brings together LMU Munich and research institutions in Munich to provide an optimal environment for disciplinary research and the promotion of junior academics in the field of ancient studies. As part of its doctoral study and postdoctoral training programme, the Graduate School combines research from a broad spectrum of disciplines within the field of ancient studies.
The Graduate School invites applications for the following positions: 2 PostDoc-Positions Salary grade 13 TV-L / 100%.
The starting date will be November 1, 2015.
The positions are limited to two years; the possibility of applying for a one-year extension is currently under consideration and will be decided as of 2016.
One of these positions will be responsible for co-ordinating the junior research group ‘Constructions of the Beautiful‘. This is one of seven junior research groups, each of which is organised around one of the focus-areas of the School:
- Constructions of norms
- Constructions of elites
- Constructions of the "beautiful"
- Organisation of coexistence
- Organisation of exchange
- Organisation of dealing with dissent
- Organisation of memory and forgetting
(A) as one pdf-file:
(1) Application letter (letter of motivation)
(2) Curriculum vitae
(3) List of publications and list of courses taught
(4) Degree certificates
(5) Research proposal (max. 7.500 characters incl. spaces) plus bibliography
(6) Sample of your written work (app. length: 10–12 pages).
(B) as doc- or docx-file:
completed application form
(C) 2 Letters of reference:
To be emailed directly by the referees to firstname.lastname@example.org citing the reference number DW-PostDoc/15_your_name
For further questions regarding the postdoc positions please send an email to Anna Waldschütz at email@example.com.
You can find further information on the Graduate School "Distant Worlds" on the following website: www.mzaw.uni-muenchen.de/dw
Please submit your complete application in German or English citing the reference number DW-PostDoc/15 at the latest by September 6, 2015 exclusively via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking forward to your application!