Institution: Faculty of Humanities
Salary level: EGR. 13 TV-L
Start date: 01.09.2023, fixed until 31.08.2027 (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).
Application deadline: 2023-05-15
Scope of work: part-time
Weekly hours: 65 % of standard work hours per week
Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.
The interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Studies is concerned with the history of the imagination of "force" in the arts and sciences from antiquity to the present. The research focus of the vacant position is in the field of art history and visual history. The applicant is expected to conduct a research project that explores notions of force or energy in the the field of art history, visual and design history of landscape and/or in the field of contemporary landscape design and/or landscape architecture. Responsibilities include the support and assistance of the research activities of the Centre of Advanced Studies through events and publications that are thematically relevant.
A university degree in a relevant field.
In addition to an outstanding degree, experience in interdisciplinary research contexts, German language skills and excellent English language skills are desired.
Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
Reduced rates available for a HVV-Proficard (transit pass) and much more
30 days of vacation per annum
As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As men are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage men to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable male applicants will receive preference. Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
Prof. Dr. Frank Fehrenbach
+49 40 42838-6386
Dr. Caroline Herfert
+49 40 42838-6430
It is expected that the interviews will take place in mid-June 2023.
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