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Vacancy: Assistant Professorship in Digital Visual Studies at the University of Zurich

The University of Zurich is looking for an Assistant Professor in Digital Visual Studies to advance visual research in the digital humanities. The professorship is part of the Max-Planck-funded cooperation project Digital Visual Studies, hosted by the University of Zurich and supported by the Bibliotheca Hertziana. It participates in the academic programming of the Digital Visual Studies project, co-supervises its doctoral students and interacts with its postdocs and visiting faculty. The professorship also collaborates with the Swiss Art Research Infrastructure and the interdisciplinary Digital Society Initiative of the University of Zurich.

The non-tenure-track position is for a six-year period pending review after the first three years and will be filled at the earliest opportunity. Candidates must hold a PhD degree at the time of application and have an excellent record of academic achievements in a field related to the digital humanities. They are expected to have great experience in the theoretical reflection on the digital humanities and the practical application and development of new digital technologies. Teaching will be in English.

Details on the application procedure are available on www.phil.uzh.ch/jobs. For further information please contact Prof. Tristan Weddigen. Application deadline: 15 July 2020