Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Art History
Deadline 7 May 2019
Start date 1 Jun 2019
Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position, Postdoctoral Research Associate
- The Department of Art History invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate to work with the research project Continuity and Rupture in the Art and Architecture of Central Europe, 1918-1939, funded by the European Research Council (https://craace.com).
- Based at Masaryk University, Brno, the research associate position is a full-time appointment, initially for 3 years but renewable up to December 2023. The successful applicant will take up the position in June 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
- The project consists of a comparative analysis of the art and architecture of interwar Austria, Czechoslovakia and Hungary. The project team is looking in particular for a researcher with a specialism in Gender and Sexuality in order to develop this as an additional project theme
- For an informal discussion about the position and the project, including the specific theme, applicants are invited to contact the project leader, Matthew Rampley. Email: email@example.com.
Main Duties :
- To undertake research necessary for the successful completion of the project Continuity or Rupture? Art and Architecture in Central Europe, 1918-1939
- To be responsible for a programme of research activities and publications linked to the theme of sexuality and gender in twentieth-century central European art.
- To collect and analyse research data through the collation of primary visual, textual and archival sources as well as secondary literature
- To disseminate research findings through publication (e.g. articles, exhibitions, presentation of papers at research seminars, symposia etc)
- To assist in the management and administration of the project, including management of the project website
- To contribute to research-related activities and research-related administration in the Department of Art History
Person Specification and requirements:
- A PhD in the art history, cultural history or political history of modern central Europe, with evidence of a published research.
- Fluency in English, and high level knowledge of at least one of German, Hungarian and Czech / Slovak.
- Ideally, experience of working with galleries and museums
- Ability to communicate complex information clearly
- A familiarity with relevant methods and current literature in the field relating to the project
- Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
- Understanding of and ability to contribute to the management and administration of the project
Applicants should submit:
- cover letter explaining your interest in the position
- degree documents
- publication list
Application with all required documents should be sent by e-application available below.
Electronic application deadline is: May 7, 2019.