Appel à candidature : Professorship in Medieval Visual Cultures, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

imagesProfessorship in Medieval Visual Cultures, HU Berlin Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Application deadline: Sep 25, 2015

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Department of Art and Visual History, invites applications for a Full Professorship in Medieval Visual Cultures (W3) to begin as soon as possible. The appointed professor should be a nationally and internationally recognized medieval art historian with a research focus in the critical study of image and form (in both religious and secular contexts) and transcultural exchange during the Middle Ages. Knowledge of contemporary cultural studies and theories related to medieval art is desired.

The candidate should have experience with interdisciplinary projects and be willing to collaborate with faculty within the Institute, throughout the Humboldt University and in the greater metropolitan region of Berlin-Brandenburg. The candidate should be engaged with teaching. Participation in university research initiatives and university committees is also expected.

Applicants must meet the legal requirements for professorial appointments in accordance with § 100 of the `Berliner Hochschulgesetz.´ HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified female scholars are specifically encouraged to apply. Researchers from abroad are welcome to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply.

Please send your application, quoting the reference number PR/024/15, in electronic form (one single pdf file) to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Julia von Blumenthal, berufungen.ksbf@hu‑

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