Assistant Professor in the area of History of Science and Technology
Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a non-tenured position for an Assistant Professor in the area of History of Science and Technology.
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. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.
Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher in the area of History of Science and Technology, capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.
The assistant professor will carry out research aimed at analysing history of early-modern geology, its connection with cosmology and cosmography, and the function of natural knowledge for the transformation of the world, especially in relation to geo-environmental management and hydroengineering.
This position is at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, whose aim is to provide students with the knowledge to develop those interpretive, critical, analytical and communication skills that are necessary to understand and navigate the complexities of life in the 21st century.
The Department fosters a positive and respectful environment for
faculty and students, where diversity is embraced and new ideas are
The Department’s uniqueness is exemplified by its multidisciplinary and innovative approach to Philosophy, Art History, Social Sciences and Education Sciences, its four main areas of interest.
Thematic study centers, strong international ties, close attention to local issues and sustainable development themes all contribute to the attractiveness of the Department.
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 University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. 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 6 years of the contract.
Read the call here: https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2020-UNVE000-0052179