29/11/2021

POSTDOC POSITION (F*M)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Austrian Academy of Sciences, The Austrian Archaeological Institute (OeAI)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/04/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Job ID: OeAI144PD121

The Austrian Archaeological Institute (OeAI) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), the largest non-university basic research institution in Austria, is offering a

Postdoc Position (f*m)

(full-time, 40 hours per week)

in the “Religious Studies” working group of the Department of Classical Studies.

 

Your tasks

  • Participation in ongoing and future projects within the “Religious Studies” working group
  • Devising and planning a new research project (including acquiring third-party funding) in the field of ancient religious history
  • Participation in the development of other projects at the departmental and working group level
  • Preparation and organisation of (inter)national workshops and conferences
  • Editorial support for publications of relevance to the working group

Your profile

  • A completed PhD in religious studies (with a focus on Antiquity) and/or classical studies (ancient history, classical philology, etc.)
  • A pronounced interest in interdisciplinary research topics from the field of ancient religious history, taking all primary sources into account
  • Experience in working autonomously on and leading scientific projects
  • Experience in acquiring third-party funding
  • A lively publication history, international networking
  • A willingness to collaborate across disciplines in the research areas concentrated on by the institute and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Fluent German and English, a sound knowledge of Latin and Ancient Greek
  • Very good IT skills (MS Office, Zoom, Adobe, etc.)

 

We offer

  • Outstanding opportunities to engage in autonomous scientific research in a vibrant research environment
  • A minimum annual gross salary of € 49.718,34 according to the collective agreement of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • The position is advertised for 1 year with an option to extend this by a further 5 years (a total of 6 years)

 

The documents required for application comprise (1) curriculum vitae, (2) a list of publications, (3) evidence of your research experience (max. 2 pages), an outline of a new classical studies research project with a focus on religious history (max. 2 pages), (4) academic certificates and (5) at least two references or full contact details of possible referees, (6) letter of application (max. 2 pages).

Please submit your application in PDF format, citing the job ID: OeAI144PD121, no later than April 30, 2022 to oeai-personal@oeaw.ac.at.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

 

 

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
The Austrian Archaeological Institute (OeAI)
Austria
Vienna
1020
Hollandstraße 11-13, 5th Floor

EURAXESS offer ID: 713590

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