Application deadline:

June 15, 2023

Post-doctoral Research and Teaching Position


University of Bern, Institute of Art History
Chair of the History of Architecture and Preservation

Post-doctoral research and teaching position (80–100%, non tenure-track) available at the Institute of Art History, University of Bern, starting 1 September 2023 (or as agreed) for two years (with an option for extension). Specialization should be in the field of the history and
theory of architecture, or preservation, or urban heritage (Europe or other regions, e.g. Southern/Eastern Europe, Latin America, MENA region) from the Middle Ages to the Contemporary Period, preferably in a field complementing the research activities and teaching
of the Chair of the History of Architecture and Preservation. The successful candidate will carry out independent research in her or his chosen field, teach (under)graduate courses and support the Chair’s teaching, research and administrative tasks.

The committee is looking for a candidate with an outstanding academic profile who is either about to complete his*her doctorate or already has an excellent doctorate with a focus on the history of architecture. The person should have a strong interest in developing a post-doctoral research project within the field of history of architecture and preservation. Application deadline is 15 June 2023.

Please send your application in English containing the following documents: a detailed CV, publication list and teaching experience, copies of obtained degrees, a writing sample (an article or a chapter of the PhD thesis), a short description of the planned post-doctoral research project (max. 6 pages) as well as names of two referees that can be contacted for letters of recommendation. Please send your application (as a single PDF document) and possible questions to the Chair, Prof. Dr. Laura Hindelang:

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