ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Greifswald
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE30/06/2021 23:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONGermany › Greifswald
TYPE OF CONTRACTPermanent
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/10/2021
At the Departement of History´s Chair of Nordic History, at the University of Greifswald´s Faculty of Arts and Humanities, there is a job vacancy, expected to be available from 01.10.2021, subject to the provision of funds from the DFG, for a full-time
The position on offer is limited to a period of 24 months. The position is suitable for part-time. Payment will be made according to pay group 13 TV-L Wissenschaft.
The position is placed within the project "Mission before Colonization: A re-evaluation of religious contact in Greenland and Sápmi between 1000 and 1700,“ funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschft (DFG). Together with the project leader and a PhD student, the holder of this position will examine the premodern history of religious and cultural contact in the Arctic and Fennoscandic regions. The focus of this post-doctorate project lies in the re-evaluation of material sources from earlier archaeological investigations of this subject. Publication of the result is expected in articles and a co-authored volume. The work will be co-supervised at Nunatta Katersugaasivia Allagaateqarfialu/Greenland National Museum & Archives.
- a completed doctorate in history, archaeology or a similar field (Medieval Studies etc)
- a strong interdisciplinary orientation in historical and archaeological fields
- Knowledge of the premodern history and archaeology of Northern Europe
Other Desired Skills:
- Knowledge of a Nordic language and/or Greenlandic or a Sami language
- Experience with Arctic archeology
- Experience working with museum collections
- Experience working with material sources
The University would like to increase the proportion of women in areas in which they are underrepresented and thus applications from women are particularly welcome and will be treated with priority if they have the same qualifications and as long as there are no clear reasons which make a fellow applicant more suitable.
Preference will be given to severely disabled applicants if they can provide equal qualifications.
This job advertisement is directed at all persons, regardless of gender.
Please take note of § 68(3) PersVG M-V.
Unfortunately, the application costs will not be reimbursed by the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Applications with the standard documents (CV, credentials, list of publications, doctoral thesis, contact information of possible reference persons, eventual description of post-doctorate project – CV, cover letter and project descriptions should be in English) should be sent with reference to the job advertisement number 21/Ma08 by the 30/06/2021, in electronic form (file in PDF-format) by email, to:
Prof. Dr. Cordelia Heß
Chair of Nordic History
University of Greifswald
EURAXESS offer ID: 652702
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