|Location:||Venice - Italy|
|Contract Type:||Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract|
|Placed On:||29th March 2023|
|Closes:||27th April 2023|
Ca’ Foscari is a research-intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom.
Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher of Indian and Central Asian Archaeology and Art History, capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.The researcher will teach in BA and MA courses on art history and South Asian and South-East Asian visual culture, such as:
The researcher will supervise BA and MA theses and contribute to the Ph.D. program.
The researcher will focus on the artistic productions and visual culture of South Asia, especially of the Late Medieval, Early Modern, Modern and Contemporary periods, analyzing formal aspects and structures, their symbolical value and perception, the patronage dynamics and their role in the identity building processes.
The position will be hosted in the Department of Asian and North African Studies. The Department has recently received a “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the department to receive additional state funding to develop innovative projects for the creation of the Marco Polo International Research Centre (MaP) Centre for Global Europe-Asia Connections. The aim is to foster scientific cooperation at international level on innovative topics such as new religious identities, migrations, climate change and the history of relations between Europe, Asia and the Arab and Islamic world in a Transcultural perspective.
The skills and scientific interests of the DSAAM faculty members cover a wide geographic area from Africa to Japan. The specific fields of interest, often cross-disciplinary, can be divided into four main areas: linguistics, philology and literature; religions and philosophy; archaeology and cultural heritage conservation, figurative arts and performances; history, institutions, economics, society, politics and international relations.
The Department has strong international ties for educational, research and cultural purposes, which result in events, research funding, Joint and Double Degree programs and mobility opportunities for students and staff members.
Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.
Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.
If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first years of the contract.
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Application deadline: 1 pm, 27 April 2023
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