Full Professorship in Moral Theology

University of Freiburg Faculty of Theology

The Faculty of Theology of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a Full Professorship (W 3) for Moral Theology
  • Application deadline: 21.02.2021
  • Publication date: 11.01.2021
  • Start-date: At the earliest possible date.
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00001380


The professorship is responsible for research and teaching in the entire spectrum of the subject area of moral theology. Willingness to contribute to the work of the Ethics Commission of the University of Freiburg is expected. With respect to teaching we expect contributions to all degree programs and interdisciplinary curricula of the Faculty of Theology as well as the willingness to offer courses in German and English or French in cooperation with universities as part of the EUCOR, the European Campus and CEERE (Centre on Regulation in Europe). The professorship is also required to fulfill teaching obligations at the Freiburg University of Education (Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg) regularly.

The University of Freiburg wants to attract a personage of proven excellence whose scholarly qualifications in addition to a university degree in Catholic theology include superior, pertinent publications in the subject area and internationally recognized, outstanding achievements and experience in academic research and teaching.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree in Catholic theology, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the five most important publications
  • List of current and past projects
  • Concept for future focal points in research and teaching

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.


Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form citing the reference number 00001380, by 21.02.2021 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

An den Vorsitzenden der Berufungskommission
Herr Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Ruhstorfer
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Dekanat der Theologischen Fakultät
Gartenstr. 30
79098 Freiburg
E-Mail: dekanat@theol.uni-freiburg.de

For further information, please contact Mrs. Sandra Kläger on the phone number +49 761 203 8686 or E-Mail sandra.klaeger@theol.uni-freiburg.de. Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments.