Tenured Professorship in Early Modern Art History
The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg is looking to appoint an outstanding individual to a
Tenured Professorship in
„Early Modern Art History“
within the Faculty of Philosophy I, Institute of European Art History and Archaeology. The position will commence preferably by 01.10.2021.
The Institute of European Art History and Archaeology at the Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg invites the application of an art historian with an expertise in the Early Modern period (c.1400 – 1800) and a certain focus on the visual arts and culture. The Institute seeks a scholar with an ambitious and international research agenda as well as a serious commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. An engagement with the interdisciplinary exchange within the Philosophical Faculties of the university and the cooperation with institutions like the Interdisciplinary Centre of European Enlightment Studies (IZEA) or the Dessau-Wörlitz-Commission of the County of Sachsen-Anhalt is expected. The interest in the cultural heritage of Germany, its monuments, collections and museums is desirable.
The position is involved in the undergraduate and graduate teaching programmes of the Institute (B.A., M.A., doctoral studies) and includes a normal teaching load of four courses per semester, as well as university committee work and the usual service responsibilities. Experience in third-party funding acquisition is desired.
Further duties and responsibilities are stipulated in section 34 of the Saxony-Anhalt State Law of Universities.
Applicants need to fulfill the pre-conditions of appointment as stipulated in section 35 of the Saxony-Anhalt State Law of Universities. Particular emphasis is placed on a Habilitation in the relevant field, or an equivalent level of scientific achievement and recognition. Candidates are expected to have attained the appropriate level of experience or qualification in teaching.
The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg is committed to diversity and aims to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students feel valued and inspired. In particular, we aim to increase the proportion of women appointed as permanent staff; therefore, appropriately qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg strives to provide an environment compatible with work-life-balance and has been certified as a family-friendly university since 2009.
Applications from candidates with disabilities are particularly welcome, and will be given preference in the event of equivalent qualification.
Applications in a digital format (preferably as a single pdf file) should include a complete curriculum vitae, copies of qualifications, a brief description of the candidate’s scientific background, a list of publications and successful third-party funding acquisition, a description of previous teaching experience and a completed summary form (available under: www.philfak1.uni-halle.de/berufungsverfahren). Please include a private contact address and send applications to the following address:
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Faculty of Philosophy I
06099 Halle (Saale), Germany
Contact person for queries pertinent to the position Prof. Dr. Ute Engel
Tel.: 0345 55 24 311, E-Mail: email@example.com
Please note that the University is unfortunately unable to reimburse costs associated with the application.