03/08/2020

POSTDOC (F*M)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Austrian Academy of Sciences, The Institute for Medieval Research (IMAFO)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceComputer systems
    Computer scienceProgramming
    HistoryMedieval history
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/08/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Job ID: IMAFO073PD220

The Institute for Medieval Research (IMAFO) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Austria’s leading non non-university research and science institution, is offering a position in the Department of Historical Identity Research as

Postdoc (f*m)

(full-time/40 hours per week)

starting at October 1, 2020.

Your tasks:

  • Work in the FWF project ‚Carolingian Culture in Septimania and Catalonia (CCSC)’ for the collection and description of the manuscript transmitted in the 9th to 11th centuries in this region
  • Implementation of a database for the digital collection of the manuscripts, in collaboration with the project network ‚Histories in Transition‘ (IMAFO, UAB Barcelona, University of Tübingen, Princeton University), and of further Digital Humanities components relevant for the project
  • Cooperation with ACDH-DH in this field
  • Assessment of the Transkribus text recognition software in its relevance for the project aims
  • Independent research activities within the range of the project goals.

Your Profile:

  • Completed doctoral degree in an area of Medieval Studies, particularly desirable in Latin Philology
  • Competence and experience in the scope of Digital Humanities Research; particularly desirable are: fundamental web-development (HTML, JavaScript); ability to build a data-base; experience with digital text editions (TEI XML, XSLT/XQuery and related software); experience with the Transkribus software for the recognition of manuscript texts,
  • Experience in research on medieval manuscripts
  • International publications and presentations
  • Academic experience abroad and an international network
  • Flexibility, strong communication skills, creativity, able to work well in a team
  • Excellent English and German is essential.

We offer an annual gross salary of € 46.285,12 (full time based, before taxes), according to the collective agreement of the Austrian Academy of Sciences . The salary is dependent on qualifications and previous employment experience. The position is available for one year.

To apply for the position, please send a written letter of intent including academic CV, copies of certificates, a list of publications and a two-sided outline of your proposed research and projects via email to imafo@oeaw.ac.at (mentioning Job ID: IMAFO073PD220) no later than August 18, 2020.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. The OeAW lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

More Information

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
The Institute for Medieval Research (IMAFO)
Austria
Vienna
1020
Hollandstraße 11-13/3th Floor

EURAXESS offer ID: 548017

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