JOB Jan 11, 2019

Assistant Professor in Art History 1800-now, Groningen

Groningen, Aug 01, 2019
Application deadline: Feb 4, 2019

Ann-Sophie Lehmann

Assistant Professor in Art History 1800-now

Excellent research assessments and growing student numbers enable the Department of History of Art, Architecture, and Landscape of the University of Groningen to hire an Assistant Professor in Art History. We are looking for candidates with two areas of expertise within the period 1800-now. These can include, but are not limited to: art & nature, art & science, contemporary theory, craft, curatorial & museum studies, photography, technical art history, visual & material culture, and Western art in a global context.

In addition to a number of basic requirements set by the University of Groningen, such as excellent social and communication skills, presentation skills, coaching skills and a results-oriented attitude, we are looking for candidates who have:
- a PhD in Art History
- wide-ranging knowledge in the field of art history
- teaching experience at university level and proven didactic abilities
- gained the University Teaching Qualification or are prepared to do so within two years
- an excellent research track record, including international, peer-reviewed publications and experience with grant writing
- an outstanding national and international academic network
- contacts with professionals in the field
- organisational talent and experience
- excellent command of English (at least CEFR B2/C1 level for reading, listening writing and speaking), and the willingness to learn Dutch in due course
- experience with teaching in English.

The successful applicant is expected to:
- teach and supervise students in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programmes
- participate actively in curriculum development, design and administration of course modules
- carry out research and publish internationally
- participate actively in academic administration and committee work
- pursue research grants and other forms of external funding
- participate in local and national networks with art & heritage institutions
- participate in the research centre Arts in Society and other local and national research infrastructures
- participate in international research networks and build international collaborations.

Please check the application webpage for more information.

Conditions of employment:
The University of Groningen offers a salary based on qualifications and experience between € 3,637 (salary scale 11 Dutch Universities) and € 5,656 (scale 12) gross per month for a full-time position. On top of it, there will be an 8% holiday pay and an 8.3% end-of-year allowance. Moreover, participation in a pension scheme for employees is part of the position. The appointment will initially be on a temporary basis for five years with the possibility of becoming permanent depending on a positive ‘Results and Development’ assessment as well as the needs of the programme. The assessment for a permanent position is possible from the third year onwards. The conditions of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (cao NU).

Applications should include the following:
- letter containing your motivation for applying for this position
- full curriculum vitae (including list of publications)
- future research plan (1-2 pages)
- teaching statement, including a description of courses taught and teaching qualifications
- names and contact details of two academic referees.

You may apply for this position until 3 February 11:59 pm/ before 4 February 2019 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

For information you can contact:
Prof. Ann-Sophie Lehmann, Professor of Art History & Material Culture / Head of Department,

Drs. Miralda Meulman (about the formal procedure), Degree programme coordinator, 0031 50 363 8950,

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