Postdoc. Research Fellow (Art Historiography), New Europe College, Bucharest

Bucharest, October 1, 2019 - October 1, 2021
Application deadline: Apr 15, 2019

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Art Historiography)
New Europe College
Bucharest, Romania

Work type: Fixed Term for 2 years (full time)
Salary: 2500 Euro/ month (gross/before taxation)
New Europe College-Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest is at the forefront of interdisciplinary research and international collaboration in the humanities and social sciences in Romania.

It is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellow who will contribute to the ERC-funded project Art Historiographies in Central and Eastern Europe. An Inquiry from the Perspective of Entangled Histories (Starting Grant 2018-23). The Fellowship requires for the candidate to undertake substantial new research into questions pertaining to the art histories produced in the Balkan area between 1850-1950. The project will test the methodological value of an ‘entangled histories’ approach as a means of tracing relationships between the art histories produced in the region and farther afield from a non-hierarchical perspective. The Fellow will be expected to consolidate his/her academic profile and expertise through publications and collaborations, as well as to contribute to the research culture of New Europe College, should he/she choose to reside here.
The Fellow will join an international team of researchers led by Principal Investigator Dr Ada Hajdu. The project has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant Agreement No. 802700).
Applicants should be near the completion of, or have completed within the last five years a PhD in Balkan or Russian art history, preferably with a theoretical/ historiographical focus. They should have an excellent early career research record and present evidence of outstanding potential. An ability to read Russian and one or more Balkan languages is required, as is a high level of academic English.
Further details about the project can be viewed here:
Application procedure:
Applicants are requested to send a CV (including all publications), a letter of intent, a writing sample (20-30 pages, a published paper or a chapter of the PhD thesis, in English) to Two letters of recommendation should be sent by the referees directly to The deadline for the application is the 15th of April 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be programmed for a Skype interview that will take place at the end of May. For any inquiries or assistance, please write to Mihnea Mihail at

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Contributor: Ada Hajdu, Bucharest

Contribution published: Feb 9, 2019

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