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Published on Monday, June 02, 2014 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

Institute of History, University of Warsaw is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral researcher to work on the project The Presbyters in the Late Antique West run by Dr Robert Wiśniewski. The researcher will collect the evidence for the prosopographical database, conduct his/her own research within the project, closely work with two doctoral researchers and complete, together with the PI, a monograph at the end of the project. 

Announcement

Tasks

Institute of History, University of Warsaw is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral researcher to work on the project The Presbyters in the Late Antique West run by Dr Robert Wiśniewski. The researcher will collect the evidence for the prosopographical database, conduct his/her own research within the project, closely work with two doctoral researchers and complete, together with the PI, a monograph at the end of the project. 

Requirements

  • Essentials:

  1. Proven specialisation in late antique studies
  2. Excellent knowledge of Latin and good knowledge of Greek
  3. Excellent knowledge of English
  4. Effective working knowledge of German, French and Italian
  5. A completed doctorate in relevant field
  6. Good track of academic achievements (publications, conference papers)
  7. Ability and willingness to work in a team and write to a deadline
  • Desirable:

  1. Good knowledge of German, French and Italian
  2. Proven specialisation within the field of late antique Christianity
  3. Experience of working as part of a team
  4. Experience of working with databases

Stipend, expenses and facilities

This is a ¾ time position for 3 years, extendable for another 2 years. The basic salary will be approximately 3000-3600 PLN per month.

How to apply

Required documents:

  1. Letter of application (to the Rector of the University of Warsaw)
  2. Copy of PhD Diploma
  3. CV and a list of publications
  4. Two reference letters sent by the referees directly to the Institute of History by post (parallel electronic version can be sent to: sekretariat.ih@uw.edu.pl)
  5. Copy of two scholarly texts (at least one of them published)
  6. Statement (this must be in English) showing what paths of research a candidate is going to follow within the project
  7. Contact information

The application must arrive not later than on June 2, 2014.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview (held in English) which will take place between 4 and 6 June, 2014.

If you have any questions, please send them to Robert Wiśniewski: r.wisniewski@uw.edu.pl

More information about the project: http://en.ihuw.pl/institute/activity/projects/presbyters-late-antique-west

All documents should be sent to the following address:

Institute of History, University of Warsaw
Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
00-927 Warszawa, Poland

Subjects

Places

  • Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
    Warsaw, Poland (00-927)

Date(s)

  • Monday, June 02, 2014

Keywords

  • late antiquity, church history, social history, Latin West

Contact(s)

  • Robert Wisniewski
    courriel : r [dot] wisniewski [at] uw [dot] edu [dot] pl

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Robert Wisniewski
    courriel : r [dot] wisniewski [at] uw [dot] edu [dot] pl

To cite this announcement

« Post-doctoral researcher to work on the project "The presbyters in the Late Antique West" », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Monday, June 02, 2014, https://calenda.org/288378

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