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Cluster of Excellence “Understanding Written Artefacts”

Research associate for the project on Early Medieval Diplomatics (Universität Hamburg)

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Published on Monday, November 18, 2019 by Anastasia Giardinelli

Summary

As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, co-operative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally. Cluster of Excellence “Understanding Written Artefacts: Material, Interaction and Transmission in Manuscript Cultures” invites applications for a Research Associate for the Project on Early Medieval Diplomatics - Salary level 13 TV-L.

Announcement

Presentation

As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, co-operative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally. Cluster of Excellence "Understanding Written Artefacts: Material, Interaction and Transmission in Manuscript Cultures" invites applications for a Research Associate for the Project on Early Medieval Diplomatics - Salary level 13 TV-L.

The position in accordance with Section 28 subsection 3 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences as soon as possible. This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The term is fixed for a period of three years. The position calls for 75% of standard work hours per week (Full-time positions currently comprise 39 hours per week).

Responsibilities

Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.

Specific Duties:Research in the frame of the project “What is original in an original royal charter? Re-evaluation and a new approach to writing and validation of western early medieval diplomas”. The position includes the enrollment in the Cluster's graduate school, and requires participation in research colloquia, lecture series and workshops, as well as active engagement in the Cluster's research activities.

Requirements

A university degree in a relevant field. Expertise in Diplomatics, Palaeography, Medieval Latin, and German and French (both at least written) is expected. Fluent English, written and spoken.

The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in ac-cordance with the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG). Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the ap-plication process.

Information

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Philippe Depreux (philippe.depreux@uni-hamburg.de) or consult our website at https://www.written-artefacts.uni-hamburg.de/en.html.

Applications

Applications (in English) should include a cover letter, a tabular curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s).

Please send applications by 01.12.2019 to: applications.csmc@uni-hamburg.de.

Please do not submit original documents as we are not able to return them. Any documents submitted will be destroyed after the application process has concluded.

Places

  • Warburgstraße 26 D-20354 Hamburg
    Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany (20354)

Date(s)

  • Sunday, December 01, 2019

Keywords

  • Diplomatics, Original, Early Medieval History

Contact(s)

  • Philippe Depreux
    courriel : philippe [dot] depreux [at] uni-hamburg [dot] de

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Philippe Depreux
    courriel : philippe [dot] depreux [at] uni-hamburg [dot] de

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« Cluster of Excellence “Understanding Written Artefacts” », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Monday, November 18, 2019, https://calenda.org/704297

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