Archaeology; Art History; Museology; Management of Cultural Heritage; Analysis of the Public; Inner Areas; Resilience
The appointed candidate will develop her/his research within the project Borghi, paesi, aree interne: infrastrutture, sostenibilità, qualità della vita, based on a partnership between IMT School and GSSI L’Aquila, which aims at improving the connectivity of inner areas. The project is focused, as far as IMT is concerned, on the internal area of Garfagnana. Together with other team members, the appointed candidate will map digital, cultural, social, and connectivity infrastructures in that territory, through both on line analysis and on site visits.
Based on a strong interdisciplinarity, the project aims at analyzing the management of cultural heritage in inner areas. In particular, as far as this section of the project is concerned, it deals with cultural heritage management analysis, i.e. public policies on cultural heritage, relationship between public and private actors, relationships among small centers and capital cities, virtual and real connectivity infrastructures, new technologies' role in public administration and institutions.
Within the broader frame of IMT and Lynx research unit research programs, the appointed candidate is required to foster collaboration among different academic fields, i.e. archaeology, art history, museology, management of cultural heritage, analysis of the public in cultural institutions, tourism and creative industries. The appointed candidate has to delve into IMT's research activities and in particular those projects concerning cultural heritage.
The appointed candidate could participate both in the AMCH track seminars and Lynx research activities.
The appointed candidate, holding a master degree on cultural heritage studies, must have a solid background in archaeology and art history, museology, and the management of cultural heritage. Basic principles of network analysis, museum and institutions newtorks, and information technologies applied to cultural heritage are also required.
Moreover, the candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of the state of the art and methods in the management of cultural heritage.
Committee will evaluate candidate's publications, participations in seminars, research groups and conferences.
- Master's degree in cultural heritage or related areas;
- An excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written.
- The title of PhD is a preferential requirement.
“BORGHI, PAESI, AREE INTERNE: INFRASTRUTTURE, SOSTENIBILITÀ E QUALITÀ DELLA VITA” - P0241, CUP: D67G22000130001
L-ANT/07 - ARCHEOLOGIA CLASSICA
L-ART/04 - MUSEOLOGIA E CRITICA ARTISTICA E DEL RESTAURO
Selection procedure and criteria
Selection procedure conditions are transparent and based on international standards.
A Selection Committee, appointed by the Director, assesses all applications on the basis of the online application form and - if provided - reference letters. Shortlisted candidates, selected on the basis of the preliminary analysis, are invited for a research presentation at IMT. Travel expenses to Lucca for theresearch presentation interview will not be reimbursed.
The evaluation criteria are based on: Quality of research activity, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and references; Research organization experience and participation in international/national research projects and research periods in public and private institutions (academic and non-academic);Relevance of the candidate's profile for the development of IMT's research activities; Teaching, mentoring and supervision experience; Motivation; Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken; As well as any other requirements as specified in the advertisement.
Apply ONLINE only.
Before filling in the application form, please read thoroughly the full call and collect all the files you may need:
- Personal info and contact info (compulsory)
- Number of your Identity Document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory)
- University degree (compulsory) and Ph.D. (obtained, or "ongoing")
- Name, position, institution and email address of three referees (compulsory).
An email, with the instructions on how to upload the reference letters will be automatically sent to your referees.
- The scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory)
- Your CV in English (compulsory);
- One research paper, either a published one or a working paper (compulsory).
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present this research paper in the final stage of the selection.