University of Bern, Institute of Art History
History of Textile Arts
Post-doctoral research and teaching position available (non tenure-track), starting 1 August, 2023 (or as agreed) for two years (with an option for extension)

Specialization should be in the field of the History of Textile Arts before 1800, preferably in an area complementing the research activities and teaching of the program. The successful candidate will carry out research in her or his chosen field and work closely with the Chair of the History of Textile Arts in terms of teaching, research, and administrative services.

The successful candidate should have an outstanding PhD degree (or should be in the very last phase of her or his PhD) in the History of Textile Arts and have a strong interest in developing a new research project that fits into the profile of the Chair. Application deadline is April 15th, 2023.

Please send applications containing a detailed CV, information on publications, teaching experience, grants and awards, copies of obtained degrees, description of research projects, writing sample (an article or a chapter of the PhD thesis), names of two professional referees (as one single PDF document), and possible questions to Corinne Mühlemann (

Send your application (as one single PDF document) until
April 15th, 2023