18/08/2020

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    07/09/2020 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/11/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    11069
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Institute for Egyptology at the University of Vienna comprises a dynamic team of international researchers and is actively involved in numerous archaeological research projects in Egypt. In particular, the Institute is conducting excavations in the Late Period necropolis of el-Sheikh Fadl in Middle Egypt (https://egyptology.univie.ac.at/forschung/projekte/laufende-projekte/pro...). We are looking for a Post-Doc. University assistant with a doctorate in Egyptology (focus on archaeology) in hand and solid field experience in archaeological excavations. The successful applicant will be actively involved in the Institute's fieldwork and support the project's director, Prof. Dr. E. Christiana Köhler, in research as well as with teaching Egyptology classes at the University of Vienna.

Your responsibilities involve the preparation and operation of excavations in Egypt, supervision of students and staff, post-excavation analysis, writing of reports, database maintenance and publication of research results. In addition, you will contribute to the teaching of university classes and the promotion of the institute's interests.
Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves:
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- International publications and presentations
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration Your responsibilities involve the preparation and operation of excavations in Egypt, supervision of students and staff, post-excavation analysis, writing of reports, database maintenance and publication of research results. In addition, you will contribute to the teaching of university classes and the promotion of the institute's interests.
Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves:
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- International publications and presentations
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

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Benefits

Eligibility criteria

Doctorate in Egyptology with a focus on archaeology in hand – solid fieldwork experience in Egypt – high proficiency in German, English and some Arabic – experience in acquiring external funding – publications in peer-reviewed media – papers presented at international conferences

Selection process

Doctorate in Egyptology with a focus on archaeology in hand – solid fieldwork experience in Egypt – high proficiency in German, English and some Arabic – experience in acquiring external funding – publications in peer-reviewed media – papers presented at international conferences

Additional comments

The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 88,000 students are enrolled in 180 courses at the University of Vienna. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with 8,900 employees, 6,700 of whom are scientists and academics.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Doctorate in Egyptology with a focus on archaeology in hand – solid fieldwork experience in Egypt – high proficiency in German, English and some Arabic – experience in acquiring external funding – publications in peer-reviewed media – papers presented at international conferences very high ability to work in a team, ability to sustain work pressures, very good communication skills.
Application documents:
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Contact details of persons who are willing to provide a letter of reference

Specific Requirements

Doctorate in Egyptology with a focus on archaeology in hand – solid fieldwork experience in Egypt – high proficiency in German, English and some Arabic – experience in acquiring external funding – publications in peer-reviewed media – papers presented at international conferences very high ability to work in a team, ability to sustain work pressures, very good communication skills.
Application documents:
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Contact details of persons who are willing to provide a letter of reference

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Egyptology
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 551474
Posting organisation offer ID: 11069

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