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JOB: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Art and Digital Humanities, Toronto

University of Toronto Mississauga, September 17, 2018 – September 1, 2020

Application deadline: Jul 15, 2018

The Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in medieval art, with a focus on Digital Humanities and web-based technologies. The Fellow will have an established track record in his/her/their own discipline and/or Digital Humanities. Qualifications for the position include excellent writing and communication skills, expertise in an area of medieval visual culture (broadly defined as European, Byzantine, Islamic art and architecture or related fields), and experience working with Drupal and information architecture.
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Job: Professor of History of Architecture and Urban Theory, University of Cologne

The Department of Art History at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Cologne invites applications for a Professorship (W2) in the History of Architecture and Urban Theory to begin by October 1, 2019.
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Job: Bavarian World Heritage, Bamberg

Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege, Bamberg, 01.09.2018
Application deadline: Jun 15, 2018

Das Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt unbefristet

eine/n wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiterin/ Mitarbeiter der Fachrichtung Kunstgeschichte, Denkmalpflege,  oder European/World Heritage Studies (Master oder vergleichbar) in Vollzeit

Das Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege betreut fachlich das Auswahlverfahren zur bayerischen Tentativliste und daraus folgend die Bewerbungen möglicher zukünftiger, bayerischer Welterbestätten. Zudem berät es bestehende Welterbestätten zu Fragen des Welterbemanagements, des Monitoring und wirkt an der Vernetzung bestehender Welterbestätten mit. Es vertritt fachliche Aspekte der bayerischen  Welterbestätten in nationalen und internationalen Gremien.
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Job: Curator in Islamic Art at Museum Fünf Kontinente, Munich

Museum Fünf Kontinente, Maximilianstraße 42, 80538 München
Application deadline: Jun 24, 2018

Das Museum Fünf Kontinente wurde 1862 als erstes ethnologisches Museum in Deutschland gegründet. Innerhalb der vielfältigen Münchner Museumslandschaft bietet es durch seine hier bewahrten und kontinuierlich erweiterten Sammlungen einen einzigartigen Zugang zum kulturellen Reichtum der Menschen in aller Welt.

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Job: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the History of Art, Science and Folk Practice (deadline 22 May 2018)

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the History of Art, Science and Folk Practice

Job Reference: 01070

Closing Date: 22/05/2018

Salary: £34,831 fixed for 2 years

About the role

The Warburg Institute is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral research fellow associated with its newly established Professorship in the History of Art, Science and Folk Practice, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This is a two-year position, with an emphasis both on developing the candidate’s own research and on collaborating on interdisciplinary projects under way at the Warburg Institute.

The candidate will have completed their PhD by September 30, 2018, and will be establishing a compelling research orientation in one or more of the fields of the History of Science, History of Art, and Cultural or Social Anthropology. In keeping with the forward-looking approach of the current Warburg Institute, the candidate’s work should explore connections among the history of science, the history of art and images, and historical or present cultural practices. S/he will work closely with the new Chair, Professor John Tresch, and will support the Institute’s ambitions to restore, develop and elaborate the theoretical, cultural historical and anthropological implications of the work of Aby Warburg.

This is fixed term post for 2 years.

For a full Person Specification please refer to the Recruitment Pack available below.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and cover letter (by clicking ‘apply now’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 22 May 2018

Interviews will be held on 11 June 2018.

For more information visit the Institute’s website here: https://www.jobs.london.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=1084&utm_source=Warburg+Library+Reader&utm_campaign=fdae8cedf3-Warburg+Newsletter_Summer+2018+%282%29&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_544de8ae3c-fdae8cedf3-527965989

The School of Advanced Study

The School of Advanced Study, University of London, is a unique institution in UK higher education. Comprising a set of postgraduate institutes and a variety of central academic initiatives, it is located within the Bloomsbury precinct of the University in the intellectual heart of London. It is the UK’s national and international centre for the support, promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities, broadly defined. It does this in collaboration with other organisations, notably the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the British Academy (BA), learned societies and government agencies.

The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study

The Warburg Institute is known throughout the world for its expertise in the study of cultural history and the role of images in culture. The Warburg Institute Library is ranked amongst the twenty libraries of all time which have changed the world; its Photographic Collection houses an unprecedented collection of photographs organized by subject matter. The work of the Institute is cross-disciplinary and global. Its researches are historical, philological and anthropological. It is concerned with the history of culture in all its forms, particularly the study of the survival and transmission of cultural forms – whether in literature, art, music or science – across borders and from the earliest times to the present.

New Job: Curator of Medieval Manuscripts (deadline 30th April 2018)

Curator of Medieval Manuscripts

University of Oxford – Bodleian Libraries, Special Collections, Weston Library

We are seeking a Curator of Medieval Western Manuscripts to work in the Weston Library, the home of the Bodleian’s Special Collections. You will carry out a full range of curatorial activities and duties, including creating catalogue descriptions of medieval manuscripts, and contributing to the future development of the online catalogue. You will be answering enquiries and supervising the reading rooms; supporting all aspects of teaching and learning with manuscripts and carrying out research on the collections, you will also assist with exhibitions and public engagement activities, participating in acquisitions work, and supporting fundraising initiatives.

You will have an honours degree and a postgraduate degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent academic achievement; experience of cataloguing medieval manuscripts and of electronic cataloguing systems, along with a reading knowledge of Latin and a paleographical skills in the reading of medieval books and charters, and an ability to communicate about medieval manuscripts with a broad range of people is essential, along with a commitment both to the care of the collections and to a high level of service to readers. Relevant curatorial experience and experience of manuscript digitalisation and other relevant projects in the digital humanities is desirable.

This is a permanent, full-time post.

Benefits include 38 days leave (including bank holidays and fixed closures), a generous pension scheme, extensive training and development opportunities, access to travel and childcare schemes, free entry to colleges, discounted access to sporting facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. Your application cannot be considered unless you upload a CV and a supporting statement.

Only applications received online by 12.00 midday on Monday 30 April 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 14 June 2018.

Apply and see more information here: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=133073

Job: Assistant Professor of Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World, University of California, Riverside,

ucr-sealJob: Assistant Professor of Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World, University of California, Riverside
Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Starting Date: July 1, 2018

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Application Procedure: The Department of the History of Art at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World. The department is searching for an energetic candidate whose teaching and research interests focus on Islamic Art, Architecture, and Material Cultures in the wider Mediterranean World, the Middle East, and Central and South East Asia, from the medieval period to the 20th century. The candidate will be versed in the most advanced theoretical and methodological concerns of the field, have competency in the languages the specialization requires, and will develop and offer courses that serve the Department of Art History. Collaborations with UCR’s program for Middle Eastern and Islam Studies are encouraged.
Potential for teaching excellence and teaching experience and a promising record of research and publication are required. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Position begins July 1, 2018.
Review of completed applications will begin December 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Submit materials electronically via url: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00808
Candidates must submit a letter of application, a research statement, curriculum vitae, writing sample (30 pages maximum), evidence of teaching, a statement of contributions to diversity, and three letters of recommendation.

Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer’s email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio website shows how to set this up. http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System.
For further information, please contact the Islamic Art and Material Culture Search Committee at arthistory@ucr.edu.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.