A new director for Trento based FBK's Italian-German Historical Institute: application submission closed

By the expiration date, last night at midnight, five applications have come in: two women and three men of Italian and German nationality with a PhD qualification and an average age of 55 years.


The evaluation phase is now open for candidates who participated in the selection: a first panel of external experts will review the CVs and enclosed documentation according to the requirements and approve a shortlist of the candidates to be called for interview. The second committee, composed of FBK President Francesco Profumo, Secretary General Andrea Simoni, a member of the Board and a member of the Scientific Committee, will proceed with the interviews. Upon the conclusion of the interview ohase, the committee will send its opinion to the Board of Directors for the appointment of the next Director.

The mandate has a three-year term and may be renewed.

The new ISIG Director - as stated in the call - will have to possess an "excellent scientific profile in studies in European history and relations between Italy and Germany, with an important network of relationships as well as skills in an interdisciplinary field so as to exploit the specific context of study and research that characterizes Fondazione Bruno Kessler in the humanities and social sciences. A Director, thus, that will work in a dynamic and plural context of study and research who will also have the chance to engage in the issues of religious diversity, conflict and digital humanities"