Poste : Faculty Fellow Position, History of Early Modern Art, University of Zurich

Call for Faculty Fellow Position (Wissenschaftliche Assistenz)
Application deadline: May 31, 2019

The Chair for History of Early Modern Art at the Institute for Art History, University of Zurich, invites applications for the position of a doctoral or postdoctoral Faculty Fellow (Wissenschaftliche Assistenz) non-tenure-track, part-time (60%), for three years with an option of three additional years.

Applicants should demonstrate wide-ranging regional and thematic interests in European painting, sculpture, architecture and art theory, 1400–1800. Moreover, the Fellow coordinates the master’s program Art History in a Global Context ( and thus needs a strong interest in transcultural discourses and contemporary art.

The Fellow teaches one two-hours seminar per year, contributes to the organization of the Chair’s activities and conduct’s her/his own research project towards the next career step. While seminars in the global art history program are held in English, the ability to teach and perform administrative duties in German after one year is also required. Completion of the PhD before the start of the appointment is preferred.

Employment conditions follow the guidelines as established by the University of Zurich, which is an attractive employer that welcomes diversity. Residency in Zurich or its environs is expected. Starting date: September 1, 2019. Please send a letter of intent, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of degrees, a summary of current and future research projects including a career plan in one PDF plus a maximum of three writing samples also as PDF, by May 31, 2019, to Mrs. Vera Müller-Hellstern ( Please name two references, who might me contacted fort further inquiries, but do not include letters. Interviews will be held in June and July. For further information about the Institute and the Chair please consult the website:

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