Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz invites applications for a Junior Professorship for Christian Archeology and Byzantine Art History. The position will be a joint appointment between the Institute for Art History and Musicology in the Department of History and Cultural Studies and the Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums (RGZM).
Applicants whose research focuses on the material culture of the Eastern Mediterranean are welcome to apply. Knowledge of Greek is required. Competencies in iconography, art history, and historical cultural studies are also desirable. The willingness and ability to teach in German and English is required.
Ellie Wilson holds a First Class Honours in the History of Art from the University of Bristol, with a particular focus on Medieval Florence. In 2020 she achieved a Distinction in her MA at The Courtauld Institute of Art, where she specialised in the art and architecture of Medieval England under the supervision of Dr Tom Nickson. Her dissertation focussed on an alabaster altarpiece, and its relationship with the cult of St Thomas Becket in France and the Chartreuse de Vauvert. Her current research focusses on the artistic patronage of London’s Livery Companies immediately pre and post-Reformation. Ellie will begin a PhD at the University of York in Autumn 2021 with a WRoCAH studentship, under the supervision of Professor Tim Ayers and Dr Jeanne Nuechterlein.
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