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Medieval Job! Assistant Professor (fixed term), Christian and medieval archaeology, Ca’ Foscari, Venice

Deadline: 2nd March 2020


Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a non-tenured position for an Assistant Professor in the area of Christian and medieval archaeology.

Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher in the area of Christian and medieval archaeology capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.

The position will be hosted at the Department of Humanities, a center for the development of innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to history, literature, classics, archeology, art and anthropology. The Department has recently received the “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the department to receive additional state funding to develop innovative projects on Digital Humanities and Public Humanities, with the aim of setting in motion a cross-contamination process between scientific areas and redefining a new teaching standard.

In the Department of Humanities, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows and ERC awardees work together with the permanent faculty, creating a vibrant academic environment.

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract.

Read the call here: https://intra.unive.it/plapps/bandi/common/showbando?id=32360

Source : Jobs.ac.uk

Job: Ass. teaching prof. in History of Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, deadline January 15, 2019

Penn20State20Old20Main20tulipsThe Department of Art History at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to appoint a three-year fixed-term assistant teaching professor with a specialization in ancient or medieval architecture of any geography. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2019 and carry the possibility of renewal. We are particularly interested in candidates conversant in diverse methodologies, including those involving new technologies and/or technical art history. The department values dynamic teachers who are prepared to lead upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in their field, as well as teach large introductory classes in the history of Western architecture. Expectations include undergraduate advising, graduate mentoring, and departmental and university service. Preference will be given to candidates who have a Ph.D. in art history or a related discipline.

To apply go to https://psu.edu.jobs/ job #84579, candidates should upload a letter of application, an up-to-date CV, and the names and contact information for three references to the Penn State Electronic Job Management System.  Applications received by January 15 will be assured full consideration.  However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job: Professor/in fuer Allg. Mittlere und Neuere Kunstgeschichte, Innsbruck

universitat-innsbruckInstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
Application deadline: Nov 14, 2018

Ausschreibung der Stelle einer/eines Universitätsprofessorin/ Universitätsprofessors für Allgemeine Kunstgeschichte mit Schwerpunkt Mittlere und Neuere Kunstgeschichte

Am Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck ist die Stelle einer/eines

gemäß § 98 UG 2002 in Form eines unbefristeten privatrechtlichen Arbeitsverhältnisses mit der Universität zu besetzen.


Die Stelleninhaberin / der Stelleninhaber soll das Fach Allgemeine Kunstgeschichte mit Schwerpunkt Mittlere und Neuere Kunstgeschichte in seiner ganzen Breite in Forschung und Lehre vertreten. Der Forschungsschwerpunkt soll in einem oder mehreren Themenbereichen im Zeitrahmen von Spätantike bis ausgehender früher Neuzeit liegen.

Die Forschungstätigkeit sollte ihren Niederschlag auch in internationalen Tagungen, Publikationen und drittmittelfinanzierten Forschungsprojekten finden.

Gewünscht ist eine vielfältig vernetzte Forscher/innenpersönlichkeit, die fähig und bereit ist, interdisziplinär zu arbeiten und neue Impulse zu geben.

Die Stelleninhaberin / der Stelleninhaber soll sich jedenfalls in den universitären Forschungsschwerpunkt „Kulturelle Begegnungen & Kulturelle Konflikte“ einbringen.

Die Mitarbeit in der akademischen Selbstverwaltung wird erwartet.


a)    eine der Verwendung entsprechende abgeschlossene inländische oder gleichwertige ausländische Hochschulbildung;
b)    einschlägige Lehrbefugnis (Habilitation) oder gleichzuhaltende Eignung;
c)    fachspezifische Monographien und Publikationen in international anerkannten Publikationsorganen und Fachzeitschriften
d)    Nachweis der Einbindung in internationale Forschung;
e)    Erfahrung in der Einwerbung von Drittmitteln;
f)    nachgewiesene didaktische Fähigkeiten aufgrund universitärer Lehrerfahrung;
g)    Führungskompetenz (Sozial-, Problemlösungs- und Organisationskompetenz).

Bewerbungen müssen bis spätestens 14.11.2018
an der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Fakultäten Servicestelle, Standort Innrain 52f, A-6020 Innsbruck (fss-innrain52f@uibk.ac.at) eingelangt sein.

Die Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck strebt eine Erhöhung des Frauenanteiles an und lädt deshalb qualifizierte Frauen zur Bewerbung ein. Frauen werden bei gleicher Qualifikation vorrangig aufgenommen.

Für diese Position ist eine Einreihung in die Verwendungsgruppe A1 des Kollektivvertrages für ArbeitnehmerInnen der Universitäten und ein Mindestentgelt von € 5.005,10/Monat (14 mal) vorgesehen. Ein in Abhängigkeit von Qualifikation und Erfahrung höheres Entgelt und die Ausstattung der Professur sind Gegenstand von Berufungsverhandlungen. Darüber hinaus bietet die Universität zahlreiche attraktive Zusatzleistungen (http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/).

Die Bewerbungsunterlagen sollen jedenfalls enthalten: Lebenslauf mit einer Beschreibung des wissenschaftlichen und beruflichen Werdeganges, Liste der wissenschaftlichen Veröffentlichungen, der Vorträge sowie der sonstigen wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten und Projekte, Beschreibung abgeschlossener, laufender und geplanter Forschungstätigkeiten und die fünf wichtigsten Arbeiten. Die Bewerbungsunterlagen sind jedenfalls digital (CD, E-Mail usw.) beizubringen. Die Papierform ist optional.

Laufende Informationen über den Stand des Verfahrens finden Sie unter: http://www.uibk.ac.at/fakultaeten-servicestelle/standorte/innrain52f/berufungen_habilitationen/berufungen_index_2010.html

Job: Digital Humanities Developer, part-time, The Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art (deadline: Jul 30, 2018)

The Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art, September 04, 2018
Application deadline: Jul 30, 2018

The Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art is the recipient of a Kress Digital Resources Grant for 2019-2020. We are therefore seeking a part-time Digital Humanities Developer (beginning fall 2018) to join editors of the JHNA in publishing a scholarly article by Dr. Melanie Gifford, Research Conservator for Painting Technology at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. The article, entitled, “The Fall of Phaeton in the Evolution of Peter Paul Rubens,” will be accompanied by high-resolution zoomable images and interactive painting sample analysis to illustrate her discovery of a second campaign of revision by the artist in The Fall of the Phaeton. The Digital Humanities Developer will create the various forms of digital imaging and facilitate accompanying technologies for the article using IIIF (the International Image Interoperability Framework http://iiif.io/) and its associated tools and/or other open source tools and enabling them to be integrated into an article that appears in JHNA. The DHD will be able to work remotely with the scholar if co-location is not possible. The article and accompanying digital technologies will be published in the Winter 2019 issue of JHNA published March 1, 2019.

Hiree can work remotely.

For details, go to www.hnanews.org (click on HNA News, then Opportunities).

Job: Temporary Assistant Professor in Art History, Utah State University (Jul 16, 2018)

Utah State University, August 13, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Application deadline: Jul 16, 2018

Utah State University, Caine College of the Arts seeks a Temporary Assistant Professor in Art History to teach a 3/3 load. This is a 9- month temporary appointment for the 2018-19 academic year, beginning August 13, 2018. The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in Art History and experience in teaching at the university level. Salary is commensurate with experience. A generous benefits package is offered.

Your application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching statement, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of five individuals who are familiar with your work as a teacher (this information will be captured on your application). Please do not submit creative/scholarly documentation until requested.

The candidate will teach six sections of Art History; three in the fall and three in the spring. She/he will be expected to also mentor and work with undergraduate students.
Dept/College Highlights:

The Department of Art + Design is comprised of 20 full-time faculty plus adjuncts, 7 support and technical staff, 16 graduate students, and 436 undergraduates. The department offers BFA degrees in Ceramics, Graphic Design, Art Education, Printmaking, Photography, Painting & Drawing, Sculpture, a BID in Interior Design, BA in Art and Art History, as well as a BS in Art; and MFA degrees as well. The BFA mission is to prepare students for graduate school or professional careers as artists and designers.

Founded in 2010, the Caine College of the Arts is comprised of around 70 full-time faculty plus adjuncts, 25 graduate students, and 800 undergraduates. The college offers graduate degrees in 12 emphasis areas and the bachelors in 34 different emphasis areas. The Caine College of the Arts provides for a collaborative culture in which a unified “community of the arts” can thrive. This collaboration supports opportunities in discovery, teaching, and learning, connections across artistic disciplines, and expanded outreach partnerships and possibilities. Collaboration and outreach position Utah State University as a national model for the “new land-grant university” where personal, professional, academic, and community enrichment through the arts is a major institutional goal. The Caine College of the Arts brings together students and faculty for artistic study and a liberal arts education at a research university.  For additional information about the college and its programs, visit cca.usu.edu.

Utah State University (USU) is a land-grant university founded in 1888. The university is a Carnegie RU/H institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) from all 50 states and 78 foreign countries.

The USU Logan campus is in Cache Valley, a community of about 110,000 located in a picturesque mountain valley in Northern Utah about 80 miles from Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at www.usu.edu.

Utah State University is committed to enhancing multicultural and gender diversity and is sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples. It is an AA/EO employer and encourages application from minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires that work eligibility be documented for all new employees. Please be prepared to verify eligibility for employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: PhD or equivalent from an accredited institution.
Ability to teach a class in Art History
Demonstrated commitment to mentoring of students.
University teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate in Art History

Job: Collaborator, INHA, Paris

Paris, France, September 01, 2018
Application deadline: Jul 15, 2018

The Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) is a French public institution of scientific, cultural and professional character constituted in the form of a “grand établissement” (cf Article L. 717-1 of Code de l’Éducation and governed by the French Decree No. 2001-621 of 12 July 2001). Its missions are “to develop scientific activity and contribute to international scientific cooperation in the field of history of art and heritage.” The INHA promotes research and the dissemination of knowledge, and brings together researchers, museum curators, and librarians, in conjunction with all kind of institutions dedicated to the discipline in France and throughout the world.

The INHA is composed of two main departments, the Department of Studies and Research, the Department of Library and Documentation, as well as other administrative departments. The Institute has approximately 200 staff members, of which 50 are employed in the Department of Studies and Research (DER). The Institute is under the authority of a General Director, assisted by an administrative Director, and other the supervision of a Supervisory Board and a Scientific Board.

The INHA conducts major research programs, produces resources for the international research community, and promotes basic research for specialized communities and the wider public. Although the INHA does not offer a graduation program, the role of academic training is central. The institution hosts art history students and young researchers (Master to Post-doc) for both short and long term residencies, and invites them to participate in several research programs and a large number of academic events. Resources produced by these programs reach from databases to exhibitions, print or digital publications. The development of the digital humanities and the new definition of the publication strategy are also at the heart of the DER’s missions

The DER is composed of eight major areas of research covering the periods from Antiquity to contemporary art, as well as thematic approaches (History and Theory of Art and Heritage History; Global Art History; History of Collections, Artistic and Cultural Institutions, the Economy of Art; History of Artistic Disciplines and Techniques). Each domain hosts a team of academic advisors (professors, researchers, curators, and teachers), students (Master or PhD) and researchers (post-doc, curators or project managers, as well as visiting researchers, national and international grant recipients). About 20 collaborative programs and activities are carried out within the eight major areas of research, in partnership with national and international institutions, and through both public and private funding.

Job Profile

Under the responsibility of and in close collaboration with the Director of the Department of Studies and Research (DER), the DER Deputy Director is in charge of developing the research policy of the INHA and contributing to its promotion.

In this capacity, he / she co-supervises, with the director of the DER, a dedicated administrative team and team of researchers with whom he/she coordinates the institute’s scientific activity. He / she thus ensures the successful realization and the promotion of the research programs, coordinates the activities of the eight research areas, and contributes to the development and strengthening of relations with the institution’s national and international scientific community. He / she implements the directives of the director of the Department.

He / she actively contributes to the documentary policy of the INHA by ensuring close collaboration between the two departments (DER and Department of Library and Documentation). In addition, he / she will coordinate the actions carried out in the field of digital humanities through the production of documentary resources and the development of new tools and national and international cooperation.

Lastly, he / she is expected to participate in the academic life of the institution, supervising the programming of symposia, conferences and seminars organized by INHA, and initiating personal or collective research. He / she participates in the implementation of the publishing and event policy of the INHA.

Interpersonal skills, strong sense of public service and enthusiasm for working in a team are essential for this position, as well as a profound dedication to the history of art. Knowledge of the national and international academic landscape and management experience are preferred. Fluency in French and English is required and other languages are desirable.

The position is vacant from 1 September 2018. The starting date will be determined according to the professional situation of the selected candidate.

The position is open to French-speaking art and heritage historians of international scientific renown, for a period of two or three years (renewable). Foreign applicants are eligible.

Applicants should provide a resume and a cover letter specifying his / her academic experience and explaining the specific interest for the activities of the INHA and his / her motivations for applying. Applications should be sent to the Director of the INHA (2, rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France) before July 15, 2018 and to the electronic address of the DER (der-dir@inha.fr). A copy of the application should also be sent electronically to the INHA general manager of services (direction.generale@inha.fr), who can be contacted for any additional administrative information related to this position.

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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