Job Opportunity: Assistant Professorship in Digital Visual Studies, University of Zurich

July 15, 2020


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.


The University of Zurich invites applications for an assistant professorship in digital visual studies. The goal of the professorship is to advance visual research in the digital humanities. The professorship is part of the Digital Visual Studies project hosted by the University of Zurich and supported by the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History. The position of assistant professor involves research at the highest international level and training students at bachelor, master and PhD levels in a variety of disciplines. The non-tenure-track position is for a six-year period pending review after the first three years. 


Please visit the posting webpage for complete application requirements. Please contact Tristan Weddigen at [email protected] with any questions.