14/03/2022

postdoctoral researcher

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Warsaw
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    History
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/04/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Warsaw
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2022
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    WHist-K-2022-06

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Call for candidates for a position of postdoctoral researcher
in the Department of Ancient History, Faculty of History, University of Warsaw
 

Scope of work

  1. Processing the epigraphical data from 145 sites according to the EpiDoc (TEI XML) standards, based on the ready materials collected by the team
  2. Integrating the collected datasets with a relational database, using digital solutions developed within the project, tagging, geopositioning and other forms of processing the records in the relational database
  3. Participation in the analysis of the evidence collected
  4. Submission of at least one paper to a high-ranking international journal, discussing the differences between the use of Aramaic inscriptions in the public space in the Hellenistic/Roman period and Late Antiquity
  5. Participation in the dissemination of the news on the progress of the project in social media
  6. Participation in the weekly team meetings (in person or via video communicators) discussing the work progress

 

Description of responsibilities

  1. Conducting scholarly research in the field of history and publishing results, also internationally.

More Information

Benefits

Full-time employment planned for one year.

Planned gross basic salary: PLN 10,000 gross per month (120,000 per year).

Eligibility criteria

Ph.D. degree or a declaration that the candidate is expected to hold a Ph.D. on 1 October 2022. Ph.D. diploma cannot be obtained earlier than 1 October 2015. Ph.D. diploma has to be awarded by an institution other than the University of Warsaw.

Selection process

Application deadline: 18 April 2022.

The results will be announced by the 30 April 2022, and candidates will be informed by e-mail.

After a formal assessment of the applications, the committee may make a preliminary evaluation of the applications and on this basis select a group of candidates admitted to further stages of the procedure.

The search procedure follows the procedure determined in the Statute of the University of Warsaw and the relevant rules of the University of Warsaw and Faculty of History.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    History: PhD or equivalent
    Language sciences: PhD or equivalent
    Arts: PhD or equivalent
    Other: PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Person specification: essential criteria

  1. Ph.D. degree or a declaration that the candidate is expected to hold a Ph.D. on 1 October 2022. Ph.D. diploma cannot be obtained earlier than 1 October 2015. Ph.D. diploma has to be awarded by an institution other than the University of Warsaw.
  2. Experience with research on Aramaic inscriptions, documented by relevant publications, especially regarding the functions and placement of inscriptions in the public space.
  3. At least very good knowledge of Aramaic, in particular Hatran, Edessene, or Palmyrene Aramaic.
  4. Basic knowledge of TEI XML editors, and the EpiDoc standards.
  5. Modern languages: fluency in English, and ability to read in French, German, and Italian are necessary.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Warsaw
Poland
Warsaw
00-927
Krakowskie Przedmiescie 76/78

EURAXESS offer ID: 757384

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