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Non-Tenured position as Assistant Professor of Archival Science, Bibliography and Librarianship

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Ca’ Foscari is a researchintensive 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. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges. 

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher of Archival science, bibliography and librarianship capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world. 

Teaching activities: 60 hours of curricular and integrative teaching in Bachelor, Master, Doctoral degrees, together with students tutoring, such as:

  • Archivistica digitale, 30 hours, MA in Scienze archivistiche e biblioteconomiche;
  • 30 hours of integrative teaching in Archival science for the programs of Archival and Library Science and in Digital and Public Humanities.

Research Activities: the position is part of the Excellence project of the Department of Humanities on Digital and Public Humanities (2018-2022). The candidate must possess general skills related to the academic discipline of Archival science, bibliography and librarianship, as indicated in the declaration. The selected candidate must carry out a scientific activity on the historical and institutional aspects concerning the production, management, conservation, representation and measurement of resources in digital archives; theoretical and practical aspects concerning descriptive, standards, protocols and formats functional to the interoperability between management systems of memory institutions for the widest convergence of systems, within the context of national and international studies.

The position will be hosted at the Department of Humanities, a center for the development of innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to history, literature, classics, archeology, art and anthropology. In the Department of Humanities, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows and ERC awardees work together with the permanent faculty, creating a vibrant academic environment. 

The Institution

Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community. 

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options. 

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 years of the contract. 

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