ORGANISATION/COMPANYJohannes Gutenberg University Mainz
RESEARCH FIELDCultural studies › Ancient studies
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE12/01/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Mainz
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
OFFER STARTING DATE22/12/2020
The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is one of the largest universities in Germany. In the Rhine-Main science region, it develops its performance, innovative strength and dynamism. As a full university, the JGU offers teaching and learning across subject boundaries and opens up great potential for internationally renowned, interdisciplinary research. The JGU has almost all its facilities on a campus close to the city center - a place of lively academic culture for researchers, teachers and students from all continents.
Faculty 07 – Institute for Ancient Studies of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Academic councillor as a University Research Assistant
The Mainz Institute for Ancient Studies (IAW) co-vers a large range of archaeological and philologi-cal subjects, which cooperate in different research clusters (VARM, ZASS, Challenges, GRK 1876, RMU etc.). The department of Egyptology, which has an extensive specialized library and study collection, offers the BA/MA course "Egyptolo-gy/Ancient Near Eastern Studies" together with the neighboring departments for Ancient Near Eastern Studies. Various third-party funded projects and international guests characterize the broad re-search spectrum. The advertised position is in-tended to strengthen the Archaeology of Egypt in the teaching and research profile of the IAW.
8 SWS teaching load for a wide range of sub-jects with a focus on Egyptian archaeolo-gy/cultural history/materiality, but also in the field of Egyptian philology (language courses) at Bachelor and Master level
Further development of digital teaching con-cepts
Supervision of term papers, final papers and auditing activities
Scientific support of the Egyptology library and image databases
Curation of the Egyptology study collection of plaster casts
Coordination of the student and scientific as-sistants in the Egyptology Department
Support for projects and events of the depart-ment and the IAW
We offer you:
Jobticket optional in the whole Rhine-Main area
Extensive personnel development training
Flexible working hours
Please send your application documents as a pdf-file stating the identification no.: 22520-07-A13-ml by e-mail until 11 January 2021 to
The position is at the grade A 13 LBesG level, and is to be filled at the earliest on 22 February 2021 as a permanent, lifetime, civil servant.
If the legal requirements for civil servants are not or not yet met, employment as a Research Associate (EG 13 TV-L) may be considered first.
We are a place of diversity and welcome qualified applications from people with different back-grounds.
We strive to increase the proportion of women in the scientific field and are therefore particularly interested in applications from women.
People with severe disabilities are given preferential consideration if they are suitable.
For questions please contact us:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ursula Verhoeven-van Elsbergen, E-mail: email@example.com
Notes on data protection: https://www.verwaltung.personal.uni-mainz.de/files/2020/11/200918_Datens...
In addition to the general legal requirements, ap-plicants must fulfill the hiring requirements stipu-lated in § 57 of the Rhineland-Palatinate Higher Education Act:
An outstanding doctorate in Egyptology
Full-time employment at a scientific institution for at least 2.5 years after the doctorate
A professional focus in teaching and research in the field of Egyptian archaeology/cultural history/materiality with several years of ar-chaeological field experience in Egypt
Diverse independent teaching experience in both the archeological and the philological fields, also with digital methods
Experience in conference, excursion and pro-ject management
Ability to work in a team and communication skills, also in an international context
EURAXESS offer ID: 589984
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