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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty I - Insti­tute or Art His­tory and His­tor­ical Urban Stud­ies

Rese­arch Assist­ant - salary grade E13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len - 1st qual­i­fic­a­tion period
(PhD can­did­ate)

part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

The pos­i­tion is part of a coo­per­a­tion bet­ween TU Ber­lin (Insti­tute for Art His­tory and His­tor­ical Urban Stud­ies) and the Ber­lin-Bran­den­bur­gis­che Aka­de­mie der Wis­sen­schaf­ten (CVMA Pots­dam, Centre for Rese­arch in Stai­ned Glass / Arbeitss­telle für Glas­malere­ifor­schung).

Work­ing field:

  • rese­arch on the digi­tal cata­loguing and rep­res­ent­a­tion of archi­tec­tur­ally embed­ded cul­tural assets, in coo­per­a­tion with the Insti­tute for Art His­tory and His­tor­ical Urban Stud­ies, the CVMA Rese­arch Centre in Pots­dam and the Depart­ments for Digi­tal Human­it­ies at the BBAW (TELOTA) and the Aca­demy for Sci­ences and Lit­er­at­ure in Mainz
  • require­ments ana­lysis and eval­u­ation of exist­ing meth­ods, sys­tems, visu­al­isa­tion com­pon­ents and meta­data stand­ards for the digi­tal cata­loguing of archi­tec­tur­ally embed­ded arte­facts in clo­sed envir­on­ments
  • devel­op­ment of an appro­pri­ate rese­arch infra­struc­ture which com­bines visu­al­isa­tion and sus­tain­able schol­arly data man­age­ment, using the image and meta­data repos­it­or­ies of the CVMA as a sam­ple (medi­eval stai­ned glass)
  • teach­ing as part of the cur­ricu­lum of the BA course “Cul­ture and Tech­no­logy” and the MA course for Art His­tory


  • suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of an aca­demic degree (Dip­lom, Mas­ter or equi­val­ent), pre­fer­ably art his­tory or rela­ted dis­cip­lines with exper­i­ence in pro­gram­ming and/or web devel­op­ment
  • open to inter­dis­cip­lin­ary teach­ing and rese­arch pro­jects in the human­it­ies; able to work in a team
  • pro­gram­ming skills (e.g. Java, Python, PHP)
  • web devel­op­ment exper­i­ence (HTML, CSS, JavaS­cript)
  • flu­ent in Eng­lish

  • exper­i­ence in work­ing with the IIIF frame­work
  • exper­i­ence in seman­tic data ana­lysis and onto­logy with CIDOC CRM
  • work­ing know­ledge of tools for image admin­is­tra­tion and ana­lysis (e.g. exif­tool, digi­lib)
  • work­ing know­ledge about meta­data stand­ards in the admin­is­tra­tion of image lib­rar­ies (e.g. XMP, METS, EAD) as well as aca­demic norm­at­ive data repos­it­or­ies (e.g. GND, Icon­class)
  • exper­i­ence with 3D mod­el­ling and/or pro­gram­ming with 3D tools in a web con­text (e.g. WebGL)

How to ap­ply:

Please send your writ­ten app­lic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments to Tech­nis­che Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Der Prä­sid­ent - Fak­ultät I, Insti­tut für Kunst­wis­sen­schaft und His­tor­ische Urb­an­istik, Frau Prof. Dr. Bush­art, Sekr. A 56, Straße des 17. Juni 150/152, 10623 Ber­lin or by e-mail (in pdf) to

To ensure equal oppor­tu­nit­ies bet­ween women and men, app­li­ca­ti­ons by women with the requi­red qua­li­fi­ca­ti­ons are expli­citly desi­red.
Qua­li­fied indi­vi­du­als with disa­bi­li­ties will be favo­red. The TU Ber­lin val­ues the diver­sity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to the goals of equal oppor­tun­it­ies.

Please send cop­ies only. Ori­gi­nal docu­ments will not be retur­ned.