W2_History of Landscape Architecture and Conservation of Historic Gardens

Delivery Deadline: 09.12.2022 23:59

We strive for universality, diversity and interdisciplinarity. With more than 30,000 students, three Clusters of Excellence, 5,000 members of staff, over 150 institutes and an outstanding infrastructure, Leibniz University Hannover offers an innovative environment for top-level education and research in a comprehensive range of subjects.

The Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Science invites applications for the following position of Salary Scale W2 NBesO starting as soon as possible:

University Professorship (m/f/d) in

History of Landscape Architecture and

Conservation of Historic Gardens


The Position

We are looking for a scientifically outstanding scholar with a substantial track-record in research and teaching in the history of landscape architecture and garden art. A broad spectrum of historical time periods and competence in the conservation of historic gardens are required.

Your Profile

We expect successful solicitation of research grants, a special commitment to the inter-faculty Centre for Garden Art and Landscape Architecture (CGL) at Leibniz Universität Hannover and the willingness to support the faculty research focus "Future Habitats".

What we can offer you

LUH offers excellent working conditions in a vibrant scientific community combined with an exceptional standard of living in a modern city surrounded by nature. In addition, LUH provides numerous opportunities for further education and training as well as many services to support families. The Dual Career Service at LUH is aimed at the partners of newly-appointed professors and provides support with career perspectives in Hannover and the surrounding region. As a central point of contact for international researchers, the Welcome Centre provides information on non-academic queries concerning your stay in Hannover.



General duties and employment requirements are specified in the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG). For detailed information on employment requirements, please contact the Appointment Matters department.

Leibniz University Hannover promotes equal opportunities, diversity and a balance between work and family life (Equal Opportunities Office). For this reason, female researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. Furthermore, we welcome applications from international researchers. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities (Representative for employees with disabilities). Upon request, part-time employment is possible.

Candidates aged 50 or over at the intended time of appointment who do not already have civil servant status in Germany will be employed as regular members of staff.

For further information, please contact Prof. Christian Werthmann (Email: werthmann@ila.uni-hannover.de).

Please submit your application by December 9th, 2022 exclusively via the appointment portal of Leibniz University Hannover at:


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