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Professorship (W2) History of Art
Published(913 days ago)
Deadline for applications(871 days ago)
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-SenftenbergCottbus
The Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning of Brandenburg University
of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, invites applications for a
History of Art
commencing at the earliest opportunity.
The professor is expected to represent the field of History of Art in all its aspects. Twentieth-century art / contemporary
art should be one of the research foci. Experience in Museology and in Exhibition Management are required and should become
part of the curriculum. The professor will teach in the study program Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning as well as
the international master programs «World Heritage Studies» und «Heritage Conservation and Site Management» (taught in English)
and comprises training of doctoral candidates. The professor is expected to contribute actively to the DFG-funded Research
Training Group on «Cultural and Technological Values of Historic Buildings» and to BTU’s Graduate Research School.
Furthermore the professor is expected to collaborate closely with the related departments par-ticularly those of the Institute
for the History of Art and Architecture, both in the area of teaching in theory and practice and in the area of basic research.
It is also desirable that the professor should establish close collaboration with non-university institutions such as research
institutions, museums, other cultural institutions and funding bodies.
Classes will be taught both in English and in German. We expect experience in acquiring third-party funding and in conducting
third-party funded research projects. Research projects should be relevant for DFG (German Research Foundation) funding.
An excellent doctoral degree is a prerequisite. Furthermore we expect additional research qualifications in the shape of a
Habilitation (post-doctoral degree) or equivalent achievements.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr. phil. Leo Schmidt, Tel. 0355 / 69 - 3083 /
Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hochschulgesetz (Higher Education Act of the State
of Brandenburg - BbgHG) in conjunction with § 3 BbgHG.
Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1 No 1 - 4a and 43 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment.
Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Fields of research should be relevant
for DFG (German Research Foundation) funding. Lectures are primarily to be held in English, fluency in German is expected.
BTU Cottbus - Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists to apply.
As a family-oriented University, BTU offers a Dual Career Service.
Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.
The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as proof of teaching
experience, should be sent by e-mail in a single pdf file with max. 7 MB until 06.04.2017 to: e-mail:email@example.comDekan der Fakultät Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen und Stadtplanung,
postal adress: BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.