Jiménez holds a chair in Ancient Near Eastern Literatures at LMU since 2018 and is the winner of a 2017 Sofja Kovalevskaja Award. He specializes in the literature and scholarly texts from ancient Mesopotamia, in particular from the first millennium BCE. He is co-founder and co-director of the “Cuneiform Commentaries Project” (https://ccp.yale.edu/), funded by Yale University (2013–2016) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (Division of Research Programs “Scholarly Editions and Translations,” 2015–2018). He is PI of the “Electronic Babylonian Literature” project, and founder of the “electronic Babylonian Library” platform (http://www.ebl.lmu.de/), a tool that has propelled the reconstruction of Babylonian literature. He is co-PI of the project “Cuneiform Artefacts of Iraq in Context” (CAIC) at the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften (BAdW, 2022–2046), which is based on the eBL platform.