Assistant Professor Specialized in the Art of Late Antiquity

Brno, Czech Republic
29 May 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Part Time

Department: Department of Art History – Faculty of Arts
Deadline: 30 Jun 2020
Start date: 1 August 2020 possibly later by appointment

Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position Assistant Professor specialized in the art of Late Antiquity


  • The position is offered on a part-time basis of 0.5 (20 hours per week). The successful applicant will take up the position from August 2020 or as soon as possible after that date.

Main duties:

  • To carry out research focused on the artistic production of Late Antiquity (esp. iconography and "material studies"), with a special focus on the Italian peninsula and Gaul.
  • To publish and present research results (articles, presentations at conferences, lectures for public, etc.).
  • To contribute to the research activities of the Centre for Early Medieval Studies.
  • To participate on teaching activities of Department of Art History in bachelor degree as well as master degree programme with a special focus on Late Antiquity and Medieval Art.

Requirements for applicants:

  • A PhD degree in Art History.
  • Professional focus on the art culture of Late Antiquity.
  • Rich and verifiable publishing activities in the field of late-antique art history, including publications in renowned foreign publishing houses.
  • Knowledge of the history and cultural and social context of the period.
  • Excellent written and spoken knowledge of Czech.
  • Written and spoken knowledge of English, a high level of knowledge of at least one of the following languages: German, French, Italian.
  • Ability to clearly formulate research results.
  • Ability to work in an international and interdisciplinary team.

Attachments to the application:

  • cover letter
  • a structured curriculum vitae with an overview of previous practice
  • education certificates (diploma copies)
  • list of publications

How to apply?

Application with all required documents should be sent by e-application available below.

Electronic application deadline is: June 30, 2020.