Post-doctoral position at the Archivio di Moderno di Mendrisio (the

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Post-doctoral position at the Archivio di Moderno di Mendrisio (the
Post-doctoral position at the Archivio di Moderno di Mendrisio (the University of
Italian Switzerland).
The Archivio di Moderno di Mendrisio has a position open for a post-doctorate researcher.
The position is for 2 years with 50% as part of the three-year research project “Moskovsky
stil Ampir” Architecture in the Reconstruction of Moscow (1813-1843), promoted by the
Archivio del Moderno di Mendrisio, together with MArchi (the Moscow Architectural
Institute) and funded by the SNSF (the Swiss National Science Foundation). The project is
run by the director of the institute, Letizia Tedeschi.
The position in question involves research that will require long periods of work and study
in Russia (including Moscow and St. Petersburg and other centres) and in Switzerland.
The candidate selected will take part in the research team consisting of researchers from
the Archivio del Moderno di Mendrisio and the MArchi in Moscow and will be an active
member of the Archivio del Moderno di Mendrisio.
The candidate will be selected by an international commission.
a) PhD (recently awarded) in History of Architecture/Art History, relating to the period
between the 18th and 19th centuries.
b) knowledge of the history of architecture.
c) documented training or research activity at qualified institutions in the field of
architecture and art history, with special reference to the arts and architecture of the 18th19th centuries.
d) participation in research projects.
e) scientific publications in the field of arts and architecture of the 18th-19th centuries.
f) participation in study days and national and international conferences.
g) fluency in Russian and French.
h) other additional qualifications will be taken into account.
i) preference will be given to candidates under the age of 40.
The salary is in accordance with SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation) directives for
post-doc positions.
- Qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- 2 letters of presentation
- Publications
- Contact information for 3 references
The documentation must be received by June 15th, 2016, in electronic format
at the following address:
[email protected]
Candidates considered eligible will be invited to an interview.
For further information, please contact (9.30 am to 1.30 pm):
Paola Giudici
Archivio del Moderno
Via Lavizzari 2
CH-6850 Mendrisio
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel. +41 58 6665500
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