The Institute of Theatre Studies at the University of Bern offers an early postdoctoral position from 1 March 2021 in the area of contemporary theatre.
The various focal points of the Institute (Swiss and European theatre history, dramaturgy and performance analysis, dance history and contemporary dance, and contemporary theatre) work closely together.
The successful candidate will develop a research proposal on the challenges of the digital in the performing arts (to be submitted in autumn 2022), take on regular teaching duties and undertake occasional administrative tasks at the Institute.
In addition, the postdoctoral researcher will work on their own independent research project.
Collaboration in the conception and execution of a major research proposal on the challenges of the digital in the performing arts (possible submission to the Swiss National Science Foundation or European Research Council in autumn 2022)
Teaching (one seminar per semester)
Administrative (e.g. conducting workshops and conferences at the Institute)
Independent research work and publication
Specialised knowledge in contemporary theatre and digital culture
Knowledge and experience in the field of European and, if possible, national research funding
Knowledge and experience in project management
A team player and an independent worker
Very good knowledge of German and / or English
Qualification : Doctorate in theatre, dance or cultural sciences
Presence at the Institute of Theatre Studies at the University of Bern
A creative and committed environment with a flexible work approach
Attractive terms of employment in accordance with the personnel regulations of the Canton of Bern
A strong network of national and international cooperation partners from a range of academic areas and the theatre scene
Dedicated research time outside ongoing institutional tasks
The position will commence on 1 March 2021 or as agreed. Interviews will take place in mid-December 2020. Further information on the position is available from Ass.
Prof. Dr. Alexandra Portmann : alexandra.portmann itw.unibe.ch.
Please send your application electronically with the usual documents (letter of motivation, CV and publication list according to the , abstract of your own research project) by 1 December 2020.