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 Medicine invites applications for a
Professorship (W2) (5 years/tenure track) of Clinical Developmental Psychology with focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders (Heisenberg Professorship, German Research Foundation/DFG)
at the Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Munich, commencing as soon as possible.
The professorship represents the entire field of Clinical Developmental Psychology of Autism Spectrum Disorders in adulthood in research, teaching and clinical care. The applicant should have outstanding academic expertise and should strengthen the interdisciplinary translational research with a focus on biomarker research and adolescent psychiatry.
LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior academic to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages early-career scholars to apply. Prerequisites for this position are a university degree and a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career. Prerequisite is the approbation as clinical psychologist (CBT).
This professorship is financed through the Heisenberg program of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a period of 5 years. After approval of the Heisenberg professorship by the German Research Foundation (DFG) the initial appointment will be for a period of five years. After a minimum of three years, it can be converted into a permanent position pending a positive evaluation of the candidate’s performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude and if all legal conditions are met.
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 (curriculum vitae, scientific career, references, certificates, a list of publications and lectures, external funds) as well as a short application form (see http://www.med.uni-muenchen.de) to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Bavariaring 19, 80336 Munich, Germany, no later than 28.11.2019.