Offer 339 out of 616 from 11/10/21, 00:00


Freie Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Department of History and Cultural Studies Friedrich Meinecke Institute

University Professor of Ancient History

Salary grade: W3 or equivalent Reference | code: W3AlteGesch

Working field:

The successful applicant will cover research and teaching in the field of ancient history.

Along with the regular official duties of professors listed in Section 99 of the Berlin Higher Education Act, we expect the appointee to engage in the following activities:

The appointee will work together with the various established and planned research groups at Freie Universität Berlin and in other academic and non-academic contexts affiliated with ancient studies in Berlin. The new professor is also expected to contribute to the interdisciplinary work being done in conjunction with the Margherita von Brentano Center for Gender Studies. Furthermore, they will engage with gender and diversity issues relevant to their field as part of their research, teaching, and administrative duties.


Appointment requirements are governed by Section 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner
Hochschulgesetz – BerIHG).

The candidate’s main area of research should be Greek and/or Roman history. They should also have international teaching experience in both areas as well as an excellent record of research activities, including experience in acquiring and leading externally funded research projects. They should also be able to teach in German and English.

How to apply:

Applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification in German or English, a list of publications, a list of courses previously taught and evidence of teaching aptitude. Please include information on involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects, and externally funded projects. If necessary, please include language certificates. Please provide information on any partnerships with industry, inventions/patents, and spin-offs, to which you have contributed.

Please submit all application materials electronically as one PDF file (maximum 5 MB) by November
10th, 2021
. Be sure to include a personal postal address and email, as well as the reference code for the position. For formal purposes, (i.e., for formatting application documents), you may use the following postal address, but please send your application to the email address below it:

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften Dekanat
Heike Willingham
Fabeckstr. 23/25
14195 Berlin


Application documents submitted electronically will be deleted from our servers after the legal
retention period has lapsed.

Application guidelines, general information on the appointment procedure, appointment requirements for professorships at Freie Universität Berlin, and the regulations defined by the Berlin Higher Education Act that are relevant to professorships (Sections 99, 100, 101, 102a, 102c BerlHG) can be found online:

Freie Universität Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.