08/08/2020
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Research assistant in archaeology of Egypt

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures Polish Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    08/09/2020 21:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Warsaw
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    2020_Egypt_5

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The post of a research assistant is offered in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Near East Cultures, for a specialist in the field of the archaeology of Egypt with a special focus on the archaeology of the Late Period and the Theban necropolis.

The job would include pursuing independent research project(s) in the area of the archaeology of Egypt and Thebes in the Late Period, as well as archives related to the excavations in the Theban necropolis.

General expectations include: involvement in the research project of the Institute according to the programme set by the Scientific Council of the Institute, submitting minimum one scientific publication during the first year of employment, activity in promoting research conducted by the Institute.

More Information

Benefits

Basic maternity leaves 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 births basic maternity leave is longer and dependent on a number of children (e.g. 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 a 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.

Eligibility criteria

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).

The basic eligibility criterion is to possess the degree of MA in the field of archaeology, preferred specialisation: archaeology of Egypt.

Selection process

Applicants should submit to the Secretary of the Institute via: sekretariat@iksio.pan.pl

(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 MA diploma or equivalent. In case of countries of origin whose documents of that type are not mutually recognised on the 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 the 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 the applicant.

Interview at the Institute: September 14, 2020, starting at 12:00 Warsaw time, interview via Skype.

Additional comments

Skype name should be sent to sekretariat@iksio.pan.pl at least 1 day in advance of the interview.

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    History: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good
    POLISH: Good
    OTHER: Basic

Skills/Qualifications

- MA in archaeology

- Documented publication achievements

- Knowledge of archaeology of Egypt

- Experience in archival work

Specific Requirements

Interest in the archaeology of the Theban Necropolis.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland
Masovian voivodship
Warsaw
00-330
Nowy Świat 72

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EURAXESS offer ID: 549705

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