Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships (m/f/d)

Job Offer from October 29, 2021

The Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History in Rome is offering at the earliest opportunity

Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships (m/f/ d)

in the department of Prof. Dr. Tanja Michalsky.

The department welcomes projects in – but not necessarily limited to – its core research areas:

historical spaces, the concepts of space, its representational media and transformations; southern Italy (especially Naples); sacred spaces in the European and Mediterranean areas; and social reality in Italian film.

The department’s website ( provides further information on these research areas.

Project proposals are invited for funding periods of two to three years (predoctoral) or one to two years (postdoctoral). Successful candidates are expected to join a group of junior scholars working on one of the topics and to participate in the institute’s activities. They are also expected to present the results of their research during their stay at the Institute and to make use of the Institute’s facilities for presentations and publication.

Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2021.

Interviews will be held in January 2022.

In addition to providing their personal information, a short abstract of the research proposal (circa 1000 characters), and the contact address of two potential referees (no letters are required), candidates must upload the following documents as separate PDF files to the application portal (

  • description of the research project including bibliography
  • curriculum vitae
  • list of publications
  • research timeline

The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity. Furthermore, MPS aims to increase the proportion of women in areas in which they are underrepresented. Women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. MPS also promotes the employment of disabled persons. Applications from disabled persons are expressly encouraged.

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