Academic Careers

LMU offers attractive career opportunities and support services — whether you're in your doctoral, postdoc or tenure track phase. Take advantage of our extensive advisory services to help you plan your successful career.

The right support for the career phase you're in

Each stage of your career has its own challenges and requirements. Find out more about how we can help you by choosing the applicable section below.

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Moments of choice

What could be career options to consider? We offer you personal insights into individual career choices.

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#EXCELLerate. LMU Postdoc Career Program

Benefit from our comprehensive training program covering all aspects of important career issues.

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Where knowledge is everything

What our junior academics say

Doctoral students, postdocs and tenure-track professors from 130 countries conduct research and teach at LMU. Here, some of them give exciting insights into their daily work at LMU and the academic topics that their worlds revolve around.

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Rodrigo Villaseñor: Biomarkers for the early detection of cancer

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LMU student Ralf Konietzka: High-performance environment

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Margit Dirscherl studies the fascination railway stations have for writers

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