08/08/2020
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Associate professor in Egyptology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures Polish Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryAncient history
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • 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_7

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The post of associate professor is offered in the Department of Ancient Egyptian and Near East Cultures, for a specialist in the field of the history/cultural studies with a special focus on the reception of Egypt/Levant, travel writings, Egyptomania.

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.

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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 PhD in the field of history or cultural studies, preferred specialisation: reception of Ancient Orient.

Selection process

Applicants should submit to the Secretary of the Institute via email: 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 PhD 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
    HistoryAncient history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10

Offer Requirements

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

Skills/Qualifications

- PhD in History or Cultural Studies

- Documented publication achievements

- Knowledge of cultural transfer issues

- Experience in conducting of archive research

Specific Requirements

Interest in the history and cultures of Egypt and Levant from the Antiquity to the Modern Times.

Work location(s)
2 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: 549709

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