JOB: Professorial Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham – College of Arts and Law

Application deadline: Dec 17, 2017

We have created a research environment in which academic rigour, innovation and delivery are made possible by brilliant people, outstanding facilities and strong collaborative networks. Our goal now is to do more and better research and as such we are looking to expand our Academic Excellence through the appointment of a number of high profile appointments across all of our academic Colleges.

Professorial Research Fellows

In the Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies, which is based in the Barber Institute of Fine Art, we are open to applicants with any specialisation, whether aligned or supplementary to our current strengths and focus:

We are particularly interested in complimenting our strengths with scholarship on photography, architecture, and curatorial studies, with a global focus.

We are looking for talented and established academics with an international research reputation, you will have a strong background of winning grant applications and awards as well an excellent publication history. You will also have the leadership characteristics and a track record of leading research environments.

Uniquely, as an integral aspect of the appointment process, aspiring Professorial Fellows are invited to specify the fields and intellectual focus of their Chair. Through these high profile appointments we seek to enhance our University’s existing academic strengths and contribute to our culture of research excellence and industrial Partnerships that currently exists. In return you will have access to world class research facilities, the opportunity to be part of a vibrant, creative and intellectual atmosphere where you are encouraged to accelerate your academic career.

These are strategically important posts for the University for which a competitive salary and package will be offered.

Job Outline
Duration of post – Open
Post is open to Internal and External candidates
Grade –Professorial
Salary – Competitive
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 27th September 2017
Closes: 17th December 2017

Job Ref: 57568

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