Assistant Professor in the area of History of Science and Technology, Ca’ Foscari University Venice

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia - Department of Humanities

Job Type: Fixed-Term

Application Deadline: December 21, 2020

Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a non-tenured position (3 years) for an Assistant Professor (“Ricercatore A”) in the area of History of Science and Technology.

The candidate will carry out research in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant “Water Cultures – The Water Cultures of Italy, 1500-1900”, PI Professor David Gentilcore. An important evaluation criterion will be experience developed in research projects relative to forms of human-water interaction from the point of view of science, technology and medicine, in Italy, from c. 1500 to c. 1900, in particular as concerns knowledge, expertise, practices, professions, culture (both material and symbolic), and society.

The position will be hosted at the Department of Humanities, a centre for the development of innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to history, literature, classics, archeology, art and anthropology. The Department has recently received the “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research.

Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract.
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Deadline : 21 December 2020

Posted: November 24, 2020