According to the tradition of the University of Milan, the Department of Historical Studies, established in 2012, aims to promote, encourage and support research in historical areas, from antiquity to contemporary age, harmonizing scientific research with the educational function, both at basic and specialized level and maintaining an high level of activity in the different areas of historical studies, contributing to the growth of knowledge about the past and the refinement of research methodologies and techniques.
Federico Chabod Visiting Professorship 2018
The Department of Historical Studies at the proposes to elect three Federico Chabod Visiting Professors from overseas (one in medieval history, one in early modern history, one in modern and contemporary history) for one month in the period from the 11th February to 24th May 2019.
The program is named after Federico Chabod, one of the most distinguished Italian historians, who served at the University of Milan, and whose interests ranged from Renaissance to Contemporary age.
The Federico Chabod Visiting Professorships are intended to enable distinguished senior scholars to spend a month in Milan to pursue their own research and to lecture at postgraduate level. The tenure of each visiting professorship is negotiable, but it has to fall into term time.
- have a tenure-track position at an academic institution
- have an outstanding record of scholarship
- have a good mastery of English
Stipend is 5.200 Euro (net of social contributions) for 10 lectures, each of which of 90 minutes (45 minutes + 15 minutes’ break + 45 minutes). The lectures are directed to postgraduate students typically 3 times a week and are given in English.
Visiting scholars will be provided with office, computer, academic email, and access to the University Libraries. We are particularly proud of the Department Library, which is open-shelves, and which offers one of the most comprehensive research collections in Italian history.
Each visiting professor will be provided with a mentor chosen from among current staff members having similar scientific interests.
15th January 2019
How to Apply
- a cover letter describing candidate’s interest in teaching and stating their preferences for the period in residence. Successful candidates will be contacted to agree dates with the Head of Department
- a CV of no more than 5 pages
- a proposal for 10 lectures, including a short course description
References are not required. We cannot confirm receipt of applications, nor can we accept applications after the deadline. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. The selection committee will complete its work by the end of January.
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