|Location:||Aarhus - Denmark|
|Placed On:||8th June 2023|
|Closes:||15th August 2023|
The School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of associate professor of early modern art history based at the Department of Art History, Aesthetics & Culture and Museology.
The appointment is full time and tenured and begins on 1 December 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The School of Communication and Culture is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply regardless of their personal background.
The position will be based in the art history section of the Department of Art History, Aesthetics & Culture and Museology.
We are looking for an applicant with a documented focus on research in Western art and visual media in the early modern period before 1750. It will be considered an advantage if the applicant’s research is anchored in a broad interest in cultural history, including visual culture, and demonstrates the ability to reflect on methodological and theoretical questions, including historiography, within the field.
The successful applicant will be expected to take a role in developing research in the field of early modern art history, including its later influence and reception history. The successful applicant will be expected to publish original peer-reviewed research internationally as well as making scholarly contributions to developments within the field. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to research initiatives in relation to both the field of early modern art history and the research community at the department in terms of new collaborative research projects with internal and external partners, and in connection with external research funding.
In sum, we are looking for an innovative and dedicated applicant who will enhance the research and teaching profiles of the department nationally and internationally as well as contributing to Aarhus University’s core activities in the areas of research, teaching and supervision, talent development and knowledge exchange. Additionally, the successful applicant is expected to contribute to a good working environment, be cooperative, be able to handle administrative tasks and be present at the department on a daily basis.
Teaching and supervision
We are looking for applicants with teaching and supervision experience in the field of art history at university level.
The successful applicant will be expected to take part in the department’s teaching and supervision activities and to teach and supervise on the department’s Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degree programmes, particularly on the degree programmes in art history, but preferably also museology and curating. Experience with team-based teaching will be an advantage. Please indicate in your application which courses on the following degree programmes you could teach:
BA in Art History
MA in Art History
BA Supplementary Subject in Museology: Curation and Cultural Heritage
MA in Curating
The successful applicant will be expected to apply innovative teaching methods and to contribute to the ongoing development of curricula and the degree programmes. In this connection, experience of degree programme and curriculum development at universities or similar institutions will be an advantage.
Given the international focus of the degree programmes, the successful applicant will be expected to teach in English as well as Danish.
15 August 2023
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