Danish Institute for Advanced Study: Assistant Professor (Medieval Literature, History of Art or History) – Call For Applications

The Danish Institute for Advanced Study seeks outstanding candidates to fill several positions at the assistant professor level in the research areas of interest for the centre.

The position is sponsored by, and located at, the University of Southern Denmark in Odense and starts autumn 2017.

The appointment is for four years with the possibility for a subsequent two years of employment as associate professor.

The successful candidate is expected to work at the forefront of research in the areas of Medieval European Literature, History of Art or History. We are especially interested in candidates who cross Literature and History of Art or History.

We are among the leading international research groups in the literary history of Medieval Europe and in interdisciplinary work between the study of pre-modern literature and history (sdu.dk/cml). A successful candidate with emphasis on Art history will be expected to open up this field at the Faculty of Humanities and engage with other research groups interested in visual culture, pre-modern or modern. A successful candidate with emphasis on History will be expected to engage with the programme and research at the department of History and with other research groups of relevance in the Faculty and beyond (pre-modern and modern).

The successful candidate will have a strong international profile, a strong record of research publications, and have demonstrated exceptional potential to Excel in Scientific research.

For further information please contact Prof. Lars Boje Mortensen (Chair), labo@sdu.dk.

We expect the applicants to actively engage in the Development of the research unit as well as contribute positively to Danish IAS as a whole.

Danish IAS

The Danish IAS at SDU is a research centre that aims to inspire ground-breaking ideas through the meeting of minds across the sciences and humanities. The Danish IAS engages leading academics through its visitor programme, weekly talks, monthly lectures, and quarterly colloquia. There will be a strong focus on talent development of young researchers who work on game-changing ideas. Eminent academics are appointed as chairs, and in that capacity form the backbone of the Danish IAS as they catalyze activities within their field.

More information about Danish IAS activities can be found on our website www.dias.sdu.dk.

For further information please contact Co-Director Francesco Sannino at sannino@cp3.sdu.dk, Co-Director Thorbjørn Knudsen at tok@sod.dias.sdu.dk or Centre Administrator Charlotte Gøbel at gobel@dias.sdu.dk.

To apply and for more information see https://ssl1.peoplexs.com/Peoplexs22/CandidatesPortalNoLogin/Vacancy.cfm?PortalID=3795&VacatureID=874874.

Applications close on 15 February, 2017.