Call for Applications: Visiting Research Fellow 2023

08. 01. 2023
Centre for Modern Art and Theory, Masaryk University

The Centre for Modern Art and Theory at Masaryk University invites applications for a one-month Visiting Research Fellowship for 2023.

Based in Masaryk University’s Department of Art History, the mission of the Centre for Modern Art and Theory is to promote research and teaching in the fields of modern and contemporary art, visual culture, aesthetics, design and art criticism. It hosts several individual and joint research projects and organises a regular programme of events, including guest lectures, work in progress seminars and reading group.

The Visiting Fellow will be expected to undertake their research with the support of the Centre, deliver a presentation or lead a research activity, engage in intellectual exchanges with the Centre’s members and actively participate in its regular programme of research activities.

The Fellowship is open to researchers at any stage of their career who hold a PhD in a relevant field. The Fellow will receive a stipend of 50,000 CZK (approximately 2,000 EUR), intended to cover travel and accommodation costs and contribute to living expenses, for a minimum stay of four weeks. Although the total amount of remuneration available is fixed at this amount, the Fellow may choose to stay for a longer duration. The Fellowship should take place during either spring semester (13 February–19 May) or autumn semester (18 September–22 December) 2023.

To apply, please send the following as email attachments to Dr Mark Windsor at by the closing date of 8 January 2023:

  • A covering letter (two pages maximum) stating the applicant’s motivation for participating in the Centre for Modern Art and Theory and how they see themselves fitting into the Centre’s programme of research and briefly outlining the research the applicant proposes to undertake during the Fellowship. The letter should also state the applicant’s preferred dates for undertaking the Fellowship
  • A CV, including a list of publications
  • A writing sample (e.g., an article or a book or thesis chapter)

Applicants will be notified of the decision by 31 January 2023. Please direct any enquiries to the email address above.