Junior Professor in Art History
University of Oldenburg School of Linguistics and Cultural Studies

The Institute of Art and Visual Culture in the School of Linguistics and Cultural Studies (School III) invites applications for the position of a

Junior Professor (m/f/d) of Art History with a focus on Gender Studies

(salary level W1, tenure track)

This position is funded by the Federal Government-Länder Programme to support early career researchers. Pending fulfilment of the applicable employment laws, the fixed-term contract will initially be limited to a period of three years and may be extended by a further three years, subject to positive evaluation. A subsequent appointment to a tenured professorship at W2 level at the end of this period is intended in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions.

Candidates must

  1. hold an outstanding doctoral degree in the field of art history or art science;
  2. specialise in the areas of gender studies and modern art history, as demonstrated by relevant publications; the doctoral dissertation must cover at least one of the two specialisations;
  3. have the ability to teach art history with a focus on gender studies, as demonstrated by relevant courses taught;
  4. have published a position paper on planned research projects in the field of denomination (up to 4 pages).

Some experience with applying for and successfully raising funds as well as experience in interdisciplinary and international research collaboration is expected. The candidate is further expected to develop, carry out and collaborate in the School's projects within the University's focus areas of “Diversity and Participation” and “Social Transformation and Subjectivisation” as well as projects of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Women's and Gender Studies. Responsibilities of the chair also include reasonable participation in academic self-administration. The candidate will also teach courses in all degree programmes of the Institute (including the BA Art and Media as well as the M.Ed. Art for all school types). The Universities of Bremen and Oldenburg are linked by a collaboration agreement, and the applicant will be expected to contribute actively towards this collaboration.

The requirements for appointment are derived from Section 30 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG). If a candidate was employed as a research associate or research assistant before or after obtaining his or her doctorate, the total period of doctoral studies and employment must not exceed six years.

To increase the number of female professors, female applicants will be given preference if equally qualified. Candidates with disabilities will be given preference where qualifications are equivalent. The position may be filled on a part-time basis if necessary.

Applications must include an academic CV, copies of academic transcripts and degree certificates, a list of publications, presentations and courses taught as well as a list of and documentation for any dates that are relevant for potential employment as a W1 professor (such as parental leave), three of your most successful and relevant publications (including your doctoral dissertation), and the position paper referenced above. Furthermore, the following documents are necessary: ‘Application form’ and ‘Doctoral degree and employment phases’ (https://uol.de/fk3/profil-und-struktur/unterlagen-zum-herunterladen).

Applications should preferably be submitted by email as a single PDFto , referencing "W1-BMBF-Kunst".Alternatively, applications may also be sent post to: Präsidium, Universität Oldenburg, z. H. des Dekans der Fakultät III, 26111 Oldenburg.

The deadline for applications is 30.04.2021.

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