JOB: Academic Assistant (Postdoc), KHI Florence

KunsthistInstFlorenz.max-1200x1200Florence, 01.09.2018
Application deadline: Feb 28, 2018

The Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut – Department Alessandro Nova – is pleased to announce a call for applications for the position of Academic Assistant (Postdoc)

Starting in September 2018, the position is offered for three years. We are looking for an excellent candidate who has successfully completed his or her PhD (or will have by the inception of the contract), with passive German language skills and a current research project that corresponds thematically and methodologically to the research projects of the department (

In addition to working on an independent research project, the candidate will contribute to the scientific activities and help with organizational tasks of the department of Prof. Nova. Flexibility and readiness to take on responsibilities are both essential. A willingness to collaborate, good knowledge of two foreign languages, and active participation in the intellectual life of the KHI are also expected.

Applications are welcome in German, English, or Italian in a single pdf (max. 2 MB) and should include:

– detailed cv
– PhD certificate, or if necessary confirmation of the supervisor of expected completion
– description of PhD project (max. 4 pages)
– description of current research project (max. 4-5 pages)
– name and contact information for two academic references

Please send your electronic application by 28 February 2018 to

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Anastasija Ropa holds a doctoral degree from Bangor University (North Wales), for a study in medieval and modern Arthurian literature. She has published a number of articles on medieval and modern Arthurian literature, focusing on its historical and artistic aspects. She is currently employed as guest lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education. Anastasija’s most recent research explores medieval equestrianism in English and French literary art and literature, and she is also engaged as part-time volunteer horse-trainer. In a nutshell: Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education Graduate of the School of English, University of Wales, Bangor. Graduate of the University of Latvia Passionate about history, particularly the Middle Ages A horse-lover and horse-owner

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