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.
In order to apply, candidates will need to have completed their doctorate in the field of ancient studies with outstanding results. Applicants will need to submit a proposal for an independent research project. They should demonstrate their willingness to work in an interdisciplinary context as well as an interest in basic and theoretical questions.
The School offers the scope for developing new perspectives in an inspiring research environment.
Applicants with disabilities possessing essentially equal qualifications will be given preference. LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
Please submit the following required application documents electronically:
(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