Classical Archaeology

1 Assistant Professor position
(Deadline September 28th, 2020 12:00 )
Fields

Ancient Art History, Classical Archaeology, Roman culture

Activity

The temporary researcher hired as a result of this evaluation will carry out research and teaching activities in the 10/A1 - Archaeology (area) and the L-ANT/07 Classical Archaeology (Disciplinary Scientific Sector).

Profile

The researcher will have solid and documented preparation and research experience, both methodological and applied, related to the historical and contextual analysis of the art historical, archaeological and historical dimensions of the space and decorative cultures of the Roman age; to the relationships between spaces, media, functions and decorative systems in Roman culture, in the Vesuvian area in particular; to phenomena of diffusion, tradition and manipulation of ancient Greek culture, with particular regard to spaces, objects, decorative systems and functions; to the valorisation of the Italian cultural heritage and the relationship between spaces (physical and virtual) and ways of fruition and valorisation of cultural heritage, with particular reference to Italy, through mixed investigation strategies that combine traditional methodologies with innovative analytical and reconstructive methods.

Formal requirements

PhD in a field related to the present call obtained in Italy or abroad. Curriculum with a suitable scientific background for carrying out research activity in the required field. Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken. The selection is reserved for applicants who have benefited for at least three years, even non-consecutive, research grants or post-doctoral grants  or of similar contracts, grants or scholarships in foreign universities (under art. 24, comma 3, lett. b) of the Law 240/2010). The selection is open to applicants who have obtained national academic qualification as full or associate professor pursuant art. 16 della L. 240/2010. Candidates not admitted for selection are Full or Associated University professors and presently employed research fellows on a permanent contract.

Gross amount

Ricercatore tempo determinato (legge 240/2010 art. 24 comma 3 lettera b))

Duration

3 years

Job Research Area: 
CH
Job Research Unit: 
LYNX
Job Contract Type: 
Ricercatore tempo determinato (legge 240/2010 art.24 comma 3 lettera b) ) - Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Selection procedure and criteria

Selection procedure conditions are transparent and are based on international standards.

Procedure

A Selection Committee, appointed by the Director, assesses all applications on the basis of the online application form and - if provided - reference letters. Applicants selected on the basis of the preliminary analysis are interviewed at the Job Market Meetings in which the Institute is planning to participate, if applicable to the specific academic sector. Alternatively, individual preliminary interviews may also be conducted at IMT or by conference call. Travel expenses to Lucca for the preliminary interview will not be reimbursed. Shortlisted candidates are invited for a Job Market Presentation open to IMT faculty members and students. Travel expenses for the Job Market Presentation will be reimbursed.

Selection Criteria

The evaluation criteria are based on: Quality of research activity, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and references; Research organization experience and participation in international/national research projects and research periods in public and private institutions (academic and non-academic); Relevance of the candidate's profile for the development of IMT's research activities; Teaching, mentoring and supervision experience; Motivation; Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken; As well as any other requirements as specified in the advertisement.

Application

Guidelines for applying through the PICA platform (Italian | English).
Before filling in the application form, please read thoroughly the full call and collect all the files you may need:

Info

  • Personal info and contact info (compulsory)
  • Number of your Identity Document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory)
  • University degree (compulsory) and Ph.D. (obtained, or "ongoing")
  • Name, position, institution and email address of three referees (compulsory)
    An email, with the instructions on how to upload the reference letters will be automatically sent to your referees.

Attachments

  • The scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory)
  • Your CV in English (compulsory);
  • One research paper, either a published paper or a working paper (compulsory).
    Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present this research paper during the final stage of the selection process.
    Additional papers can be submitted for evaluation if desired (to be attached to your application in a single zip file where indicated in the online form). Please check the full call for further information about additional papers.
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