Research - Art and Architecture
The Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, founded in 1897, has been an institute of the Max Planck Society since 2002. Its research focuses on the histories of art and architecture in a transcultural perspective. An important concern is the combination of innovative art historical research and a critical engagement with current global challenges (urbanism, ecology, cultural heritage in the Anthropocene, the future of museums, digital humanities). The Institute is particularly committed to supporting young promising international scholars.
The Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut is searching an Assistant (f/m/d) to support the Research Coordinator and Public Relations Manager as soon as possible on a full-time basis for an initial period of one year with the option of a permanent contract. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Decrizione della posizione lavorativa
- Maintenance of the website and social media channels, newsletter and blog;
- Editing newsletters and other texts (especially in English);
- Supervision of graphic design of website, newsletter, programs, etc.;
- Coordination and editing of the Institute’s research reports;
- Organization of events (conferences, workshops, lectures, etc.);
- Supporting visiting scholars as well as assisting with internal coordination and communication;
- Maintenance of address lists.
We are looking for a dedicated staff member with a bachelor's degree or another comparable degree (e.g., Fachhochschulabschluss) in the field of cultural management, communication science, art history, or related studies, with experience in scientific or cultural administration. We seek a reliable individual with strong communication skills, who is able to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent English and good Italian language skills, both written and spoken, are required. Confident use of MS Office programs and Adobe Cloud applications (especially Photoshop, InDesign, and Premiere Pro) is necessary.
Descrizione del profilo ricercato
The successful can expect a multifaceted and interesting job in a research institution and a friendly environment with dedicated scholars from all over the world.
As soon as possible
Data di entrata in servizio
Termine per la candidatura
In accordance with the German collective agreement for the public service (TVöD Bund) or adequate remuneration in accordance with Italian labor law
If the requirements are met, we offer remuneration in accordance with the German collective agreement for the public service (TVöD Bund) with corresponding allowances. Social benefits are granted as in the public service of the federal government. Additional retirement benefits are provided by the Federal and State Government Employees' Retirement Fund (VBL). There will be variable working hours with flexible arrangements.
If TVöD is not applicable, adequate remuneration will be paid in accordance with Italian labor law as per the remuneration scheme of the German Embassy in Rome.
The Max Planck Society strives for gender equity and diversity. This is an important concern in filling the position. The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such individuals.
Please submit your application (including letter of motivation, full CV and copy of relevant qualifications/certificates in one single PDF) via our application portal.
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