ORGANISATION/COMPANYInstitute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures Polish Academy of Sciences
RESEARCH FIELDLiterature › Hamito-semitic literatureReligious sciences › Non-Christian religions
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE16/08/2017 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONPoland › Warsaw
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK35
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2017
REFERENCE NUMBERZSEiBW 2017/03
Post of assistant professor (adiunkt), whose tasks would be to study Ancient Egyptian religious literary texts and to continue working on Old Kingdom or later texts.
The employee is expected to prepare at least one scientific paper, apply for scientific grants which would support her/his continued employment at the Institute as well as actively participate in popularisation of research conducted in the Institute and editorial work on its publications.
Basic maternity leave 20 weeks (6 of these may be used ante partum, and 6 may be used by father if his social security allows. In case of multiple birth basic maternity leave is longer and dependent on number of children (eg. for twins - 33 weeks), after that parental leave, which can be used by either of parents (depending on their social security) is 32 to 34 weeks depending on number of children. During the maternity leave the parent receives 100% of her/his original wage, while during the parental leave she/he receives 60%, but mothers, who decide at once to stay with the child for 1 year receive 80% for all that time. Vacation is 36 work days
To take part in the competition the candidate has to fulfil conditions prescribed by the Law of Polish Academy of Sciences of 30th April 2010 (with later modifications).
Basic eligibility criterion is to possess the degree of doctor in the field of archaeology, specializaton: egyptology
Applicants should submit to the Secretary of the Institute
Pałac Staszica, ul. Nowy Świat 72 p. 327, 00-330 Warszawa
e-mail acceptable in form of secured *.pdf documents) the following:
1) Application addressed to the Director of the Institute,
2) Scientific CV
3) Personal questionnaire (English version available at e-mail request)
4) Copy (certified as being a true copy) of M.A. diploma and PhD diploma or equivalent. In case of countries of origin whose documents of that type are not mutually recognized on basis of international agreements or the Prague Convention, a nostrification note issued by appropriate authorities according to Polish Law is necessary.
5) List of published works, including number of pages and publishing house;
6) Plan of research and publications for one year
7) Commitment, that in case of acceptance, the Institute will become the principal employee and the agreement to be included in the "N" quota of employees will be signed by applicant.
Interview at the Institute: 17th August 2017, starting at 11:00 Warsaw time, possible interview via Skype.
Request for interview via Skype communicator should be sent, together with applicants' Skype name to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 1 day in advance of the interview.
Regulations of competitions for scientific position at the Institute are available at request on e-mail address.
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Required Research Experiences
RESEARCH FIELDLiterature › Hamito-semitic literature
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 - 10
RESEARCH FIELDReligious sciences › Non-Christian religions
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 - 10
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELLiterature: PhD or equivalentReligious sciences: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: ExcellentPOLISH: BasicLATIN: BasicANCIENT GREEK: BasicOTHER: Good
MA in archaeology, egyptology, literary studies or cultural anthropology
PhD in Egyptology (Literature/Religion)
Full competence in Ancient Egyptian (hieroglyphic)
Knowledge of other modern congress languages and of ancient classical languages are preferred
Experience in editorial work, organisation of international cooperation, teaching and popularisation are preferred
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