Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a
tenured-track Assistant Professor in the area of Early
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.
- 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
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.
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