2 full-time doctoral positions and 1 post-doctoral position (80%)
within the interdisciplinary research project "From Ravenna to Vals. Light and Darkness in the Architecture from the Middle Ages to the Present" funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
The PhD candidates studying the history of the use, knowledge and effects of daylight and artificial light in Architecture in premodern or modern times will dedicate two thirds of their time to their thesis and the other third to the team's research project (teaching activities included). The annual salary will amount to 40'200–46'200 Swiss Francs for a maximum of four years.
The post-doc candidate with research experience in 19th to 21st century History of Architecture will investigate in his/her project the use, knowledge and effects of daylight and artificial light in the field of modern and/or contemporary Architecture, to which he/she will dedicate two thirds of his/her time. The other third will be dedicated to the team's research project (teaching activities included). The annual salary (80%) will amount to 60'000–66'000 Swiss Francs for a maximum of four years.
The employment will begin per October 1st 2010 or by arrangement. The knowledge of two Swiss national languages plus English is required.
Candidates with a University master or diploma in Art History, Architecture, History, Cultural or Visual Studies from any nationality are welcome to submit a curriculum vitae, a summary of their doctoral/post-doctoral project (2-5 pages) and writing samples (only as PDFs on a CD) to the address below. The applications will be accepted in Italian, German, French or English.
Please send the applications (Letter, complete CV, copies of documents regarding to academic titles, summary of post-doc/ doctoral research project; writing samples) to Human Resources Department, deadline: July 26th 2010 (the documentation will not be returned).
Sig.ra Christiane Schroeder, Accademia di Architettura, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Largo Bernasconi 2, CH‐6850 Mendrisio, Switzerland.
For further information please contact the project leader: daniela.mondini@ usi.ch
Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!