BECA POST-DOCTORAL: "Goethe-Institut post-doctoral fellowship at Haus der Kunst"

Termini de presentació: 18 de gener de 2015.

"Goethe Institut and Haus der Kunst have established a post-doctoral fellowship program at Haus Der Kunst. The program was inaugurated in August 2013 and awards each fellowship for one academic year. The third fellowship is to start in August 2015.

Haus der Kunst is a non-collecting public museum and a key global center for contemporary art located in Munich, Germany. It is dedicated to the exploration of the diverse histories of contemporary art based on a foundation of focused exhibitions, research, and education. The museum's aim is to further establish research as an integral cornerstone of its vision, and to develop a context for scholarship that allows for the interplay of art, culture, politics, and society in the way modern and contemporary art are understood on a global level. The Goethe-Institut Fellowship is an important building block towards this aim.

Qualifications and requirements:
– Completed doctorate degree in art history, museum studies or related fields.
– Excellent knowledge of modern and contemporary art, with a global perspective and understanding on the art histories of 1945 onwards.
– Demonstrated accomplishments in the field of research, education and/or exhibition practice at a research institute, university or art college.
– Fluent written and spoken English is essential, a second non-native language desirable.

–An overall remuneration package of 25.000 euro for the entire year.
This includes any health care and tax payments.
– Accommodation is the responsibility of the successful candidate.
– Haus der Kunst will support the fellow in organizing administrational paperwork such as limited residency, work permit, etc.
– Fellow will be provided with work area and full access to the infrastructure of Haus der Kunst and facilities in Munich."

"Interested scholars are invited to send their application via email to Isabella Kredler at The application should be in English and include a curriculum vitae, bibliography, reference letters and a cover letter explaining the motivation for the application. The application deadline is January 18, 2015."

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