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Published on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

The Center for Advanced Study RomanIslam. Center for Comparative Empire and Transcultural Studies funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), invites applications for a research associate - academic project coordinator (post doc) for the project “Romanization and Islamication in Late Antiquity - Transcultural Processes on the Iberian Peninsula and in North Africa”

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The Center for Advanced Study RomanIslam. Center for Comparative Empire and Transcultural Studies funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), invites applications for a research associate - academic project coordinator (post doc) for the project “Romanization and Islamication in Late Antiquity - Transcultural Processes on the Iberian Peninsula and in North Africa”

The position in accordance with Section 28 subsection 3 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences on April 1st, 2020.

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 until March 31, 2024.The position calls for Postdocs positions 100%/ PhD positions 65% of standard work hours per week.

Salary level

13 TV-L -

Responsibilities

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

Specific Duties

RomanIslam, the Center for Advanced Study, convenes the disciplines of comparative empire and transcultural studies. Our approach aims to compare transcultural assimilation processes in the historical region of the western Mediterranean with focus on the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa during the first millennium CE, or the so-called „Long Late Antiquity“, including the Early Islamic Period.

Duties are academic services in the project. The academic project coordinator will take care of the academic organisation of the project in close coordination with the two principle investigators. She/he is the interface between the researcher fellows, the university’s administration, and the communication with external experts and collaborating institutions. She/he organizes international symposia, workshops, guest lectures, and congresses, and cares for the academic needs of the fellows of the center. She/he cares for the publication procedures.

Requirements

A university degree in a relevant field. A PhD in any relevant field to Classical Studies (e.g.Ancient History, Archaeology, Classical Philology etc.). Fluent command of French and Spanishare required, additional language skills in English and German are welcome. Experience inleading international projects and a good knowledge of research in North Africa in the so called„Long Late Antiquity" (Ancient and Medieval times) is preferable. The willingness to familiarizeher/himself with administrative procedures are required.

Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the application process.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Sabine Panzram (Sabine.Panzram@unihamburg.de) or consult our website at https://www.romanislam.uni-hamburg.de/ (in preparation).

Application guidelines

Applications should include a cover letter, a tabular curriculum vitae, and copies of degreecertificate(s).

Please send applications by February 15, 2020

to: Sabine.Panzram@uni-hamburg.de, and add the names of two referees.

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.

https://www.uni-hamburg.de/uhh/stellenangebote/wissenschaftliches-personal/fakultaet-geisteswissenschaften/15-02-20-4-en.pdf

Subjects

Date(s)

  • Saturday, February 15, 2020

Keywords

  • empire, transcultural, urban, material culture, romanization,

Contact(s)

  • Katharina Mewes
    courriel : katharina [dot] mewes [at] uni-hamburg [dot] de

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Information source

  • Katharina Mewes
    courriel : katharina [dot] mewes [at] uni-hamburg [dot] de

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« Romanization and Islamication in Late Antiquity - Transcultural Processes on the Iberian Peninsula and in North Africa », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, https://calenda.org/734413

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