Job Opportunity: Research Associate, Institute of Art History, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Deadline: 15 August 2022)

The Institute of Art History at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen has a vacancy for the position of a research assistant (m/f/d; salary group 13 TV-L, 100 %) to be filled. The position is assigned to the Chair of Medieval Art History (Prof. Dr. Andrea Worm). It is initially limited to three years (with the option of extension for a further three years). Requirements are an outstanding doctorate in art history and a focus on the art of the Middle Ages.

The duties of the post holder include teaching to the extent of 4 SWS. The willingness to habilitate/write a second book is a prerequisite; the successful candidate should have a knowledge of German or the willingness to learn the language (courses are available).

The University of Tübingen aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore invites applications from suitably qualified female academics. Disabled persons with equal qualifications will be given preferential consideration.

Please send your application with the usual documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae in table form, certificates, list of publications) as well as a short synopsis of the habilitation project, if possible in electronic form, to the secretariat of the Institute of Art History (, Bursagasse 1, 72070 Tübingen by 15 August 2022. Recruitment is carried out by the central administration.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Andrea Worm directly (


Published by Blair Apgar

Blair (they/them) recently completed their PhD in History of Art at the University of York with Hanna Vorholt and Amanda Lillie. Their thesis focused on the role of Matilda of Canossa in the sociopolitical development of the Investiture Controversy, and its relationship to Matilda’s material patronage. As an early career researcher, their work aims to unpack the historiographic construction of powerful medieval women’s legacies. They are also interested in the representation of the Middle Ages in modern media.

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