In Barbara Flueckiger’s new research project ERC Advanced Grant FilmColors the following jobs will be available:

  • Postdoc in Film Studies
  • Postdoc in Physics or Chemistry
  • Film restorer, preferably with a master’s degree in Film Studies
  • Three PhD students with a master’s degree in Film Studies
  • Five student assistants from the University of Zurich’s Department of Film Studies

Please download detailed information (PDF) here. [Edit July 6, 2015: see also update for applicants with more details about the requirements for the “dossier”.]


For successful application, candidates should read Prof. Dr. Adriano Aguzzi’s “Advice to Applicants for Academic Positions” and explore the Timeline of Historical Film Colors.


Please send your dossier (German or English) in one single PDF file (smaller than 10 MB) to, subject “Filmcolors”


July 23rd, 2015

Prof. Dr. Barbara Flueckiger
Department of Film Studies
University of Zurich
Official website

Timeline of Historical Film Colors


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