Research associate at the Department of Art History and Film Studies
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Department of Art History and Film Studies

Research associate at the Department of Art History and Film Studies


Registration number. 136/2019


Deadline 17.06.2019


The Friedrich Schiller University Jena combines: people and ideas, science and business, universities and non-university research. Rooted in the heart of Germany and networked all over the world, she shapes the character of Jena as a future-oriented and cosmopolitan city.


At the Department of Art History and Film Studies of the Philosophical Faculty of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena is on 01.09.2019 a job

of a Research Associate (m / w / d) (100%, TV-L E 13)

to occupy.


The position is assigned to the professorship of Modern Art History (Prof. Dr. Johannes Grave). As part of a team you participate in teaching and research in the activities of the newly appointed Chair of Modern Art History, which also includes the Research Center European Romanticism. They support the professorship in the conception and execution of projects on European art in the 18th and 19th centuries as well as on material-related, collection-based art historical research.


Your tasks:

A focal point of the activity is the independent execution of courses on modern art history and the participation in the acceptance of examinations.
Another focus is independent research on a topic of modern art history, which can be combined with the goal of further qualification (habilitation). Of particular interest are issues that relate to the research priorities of the professorship.
Other tasks include participation in academic self-administration and student guidance.
Furthermore, participation in the preparation of research and exhibition projects of the professorship is expected.

Our requirements:

Expected is a completed academic studies and a particularly qualified doctorate in art history or in a neighboring discipline of visual science.
A deeper interest in theoretical questions of art history is desired.
Of particular interest is a research focus in one of the following topics: Romanticism, art around 1800, research on drawings and / or prints, cooperation with museums and / or restoration.

We offer:

attractive fringe benefits, eg capital-efficient services, job ticket (perks for public transport), company pension plan (VBL),
an exciting field of activity with room for maneuver,
a university health promotion and a family-friendly working environment with flexible working hours,
Remuneration in accordance with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service of the Länder (TV-L) in accordance with personal requirements up to the remuneration group 13.
The post is initially limited to 3 years as long as the maximum length of a fixed-term contract is not exceeded; An extension of up to another 2 years is possible under the above mentioned condition. It is a full spot.


Severely handicapped people are given preference for equal qualifications, aptitude and professional qualifications.


Applications with complete application documents (tabular curriculum vitae, certificates, list of publications, list of courses, up to three-page exposé of the planned research project as well as an exemplary essay / chapter) are bundled together with the registration number 136/2019 until 17.06.2019 in a pdf File to:

Prof. Dr. Johannes Grave

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Faculty of Arts

Seminar for Art History and Film Studies

Professor of Modern Art History

Fürstengraben 18

07743 Jena

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