10/12/2018

Research assistant with postdoctoral position (50%) starting on 01/02/2019.

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Université de Fribourg
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    History
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    04/01/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Switzerland › Fribourg
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    22
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/02/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    741520
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

Main task

The postdoc collaborator will work for the subproject on icoconographic sources thatfocuses on images as reflecting the social and religious dynamics of ancient communities, especially in its gendered dimension, collecting, classifying and analysing pictures on various media, in particular vases. She or he will be specialised in italiote vase painting and will work with the team to register the material on a database according to chronology, typology, context. This work will allow the study of the identity of the players and of the function of games according to age, gender, social status and context, domestic, public, sacred, funerary. The collaborator is expected to undertake her/his own research within this subproject that will be presented at workshops, conferences and published within the project.

The main duties consist in assisting the team, feeding the iconographic database; the development of keywords for search purposes; contributing to the organization of workshops, public events, and scientific conferences; presenting regularly the results of the research; the preparation of relevant publications.

 

Activities

The main activities will be:

- to collect material

- to manage and feed the database

- to scrutinise archaeological corpora for comparanda;

- to analyze the data;

- to take an active part to the scientific activities of the team: seminars, workshops, conferences, summer schools, etc., and to their organisation;

- to present regularly the progress of the research;

- to contribute to the website and the scientific blog;

 

Requirements

- training and research experience in the field of Classical archaeology, especially italiote vase painting;

- good knowledge of ancient history, iconography, as well as of classical philology (Greek and Latin);

- good knowledge of digital humanities;

- very good command of French and English, and at least good comprehension of written German;

- advanced teamwork skills.

Professional environment

The research assistant will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator of the Locus Ludi project, namely Véronique Dasen. She/he will work with the whole team, which will also include the senior researcher, Ulrich Schädler, two candoc, 2 postdocs and a computer engineer.

Selection process

Applicants are requested to submit:

- Curriculum Vitae (5-6 pages max.)

- Motivation letter (1 p.)

- PDF of the PhD thesis (with final report of the Commission) and training in GIS.

 

To be sent to:

Prof. Véronique Dasen

Université de Fribourg

Rue du Criblet 13

CH-1700 Fribourg

Switzerland

 

or by mail at: veronique.dasen@unifr.ch

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Requirements

- training and research experience in the field of Classical archaeology, especially italiote vase painting;

- good knowledge of ancient history, iconography, as well as of classical philology (Greek and Latin);

- good knowledge of digital humanities;

- very good command of French and English, and at least good comprehension of written German;

- advanced teamwork skills.

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Fribourg
Switzerland
Fribourg
1700
av. du Criblet 13

EURAXESS offer ID: 362344

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