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Assistant Professor of Early Modern history

Employer
Universita Ca' Foscari Venezia
Location
Italy
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a tenured-track Assistant Professor in the area of Early Modern history

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 Early Modern history with a cutting edge research profile. The researcher should also have a strong commitment to teaching new generations of students so that they can become game-changers in their own fields and make a difference in the world.

The researcher is expected to provide teaching coverage in Early Modern History in BA, MA and PhD courses, according to the needs as defined by the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies. Some of the courses must be delivered in English. In particular:

  • Global History
  • Population History
  • Storia Moderna

The selected researcher will be a specialist in the field of Early Modern History, focussing on Comparative European and International history. The Researcher will be expected to conduct a relevant research activity through publications on a good/excellent national and international level, the participation in national and international conferences and research groups. Moreover, the researcher will be committed to participating in competitive calls for research funding or in research groups in occasion of competitive calls for research funding.

The position will be hosted in the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies. The Department has recently received a “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the Department to Develop state of the art laboratory facilities to pursue the theoretical and empirical study of linguistic and cultural diversity.

The Department is unique in its multidisciplinary approach to language, literature and culture, with fertile exchanges between linguistic, literary, historical and political approaches and an international outlook essential to a critical understanding of global society.

The Department actively pursues internationalization, activating joint programmes, Erasmus exchange periods, internships abroad, encouraging publication in international journals and inviting many Visiting Scholars and Professors.

The Institution

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.

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 years of the contract.

Read the call here: https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2021-UNVE000-0072007

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