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Director of Studies, Department of Modern and Contemporary Studies - École française d’Athènes (EFA)

Poste de directeur/trice des études, section moderne et contemporaine - École française d'Athènes

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Published on Thursday, April 09, 2020 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

The École française d’Athènes (EFA) invites applications for the position of Director of Studies (directeur des études) at its department of Modern and Contemporary studies, effective September 1, 2020.

Announcement

The École française d’Athènes (EFA) invites applications for the position of Director of Studies (Directeur des Études) at its department of Modern and Contemporary studies, effective September 1, 2020.

Context 

The Ecole française d’Athènes is a public research institution with an academic, cultural and professional mandate, placed under the authority of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. The Ecole fosters research in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences, in particular archeology and history, from Prehistory to the present day, in Greece and Cyprus -where it has permanent missions - as well as in the Balkans (see http://www.efa.gr).

Job description and research profile  

Answering to the Director, the Director of Studies, is responsible for the modern and contemporary department, and in particular for the coordination and implementation of the research programs of the EFA. He/she will supervise the work of the research fellows of the department, coordinate and facilitate the activity of research associates whose work is linked to the École’s programs, as well as ensure the implementation of collective projects involving the EFA and its partners. The successful candidate will also pursue her/his own personal research agenda. Through her/his expertise and action, the jobholder will also contribute to the elaboration of the school’s scientific policy in coordination with the Director of Studies of the Department for Antiquity and Byzantine Studies, under the auspices of the Director. 

  • Chronological era and geographical area: Modern or contemporary Greece (including the Ottoman, Venetian or Frankish periods) and its regional context (Balkans, Eastern Mediterranean).
  • Disciplinary focus: history, geography, social sciences, anthropology, literature or history of art.
  • Skills: experience in setting up collaborative funded research programs whether on a national (e.g. French ANR, German DFG…) or international (e.g. ERC, Horizon 2020…) level, in research team management, in the administration of field programs, and in doctoral student or post-doctoral fellow supervision.
  • Languages: the main working language is French. Fluency in modern Greek and English would be an additional asset.

Enquiries on this position may be addressed to the Director of the École française d'Athènes at: direction@efa.gr 

Conditions

In accordance with French legislative decree n ° 2011-164 of February 10, 2011, as amended, relating to the Écoles françaises à l’étranger (article 7 paragraph 2), the duties of the Director of Studies are open to:

  • French University professors of any rank or similar staff in accordance with article 6 of decree n ° 92-70 of 16 January 1992 relating to the National Council of Universities, - researchers
  • international scientific experts whose qualifications are recognized as equivalent by the School’s Scientific Board."

The Director of Studies is appointed by the Director of the establishment following consultation of the Scientific Board, for a term of three years, renewable once.

In case the successful candidate is a French civil servant, he/she will be seconded to the EFA.

Application

The application file should include:

  • a cover letter;
  • a detailed curriculum vitae including an indication of the academic trajectory, the diplomas obtained, the research publications and the professional track record.

For civil servant candidates:

  • a copy of the statement of tenure appointment and the most recent proof of promotion;
  • an administrative certificate issued by the hierarchical authority indicating the current administrative position.

and be submitted by May 25, 2020:

By mail (the postmark attesting the date sent), to the Director of the École française d’Athènes, 6 rue Didotou, GR-10680 Athènes - Grèce

And

by email, in a single pdf document whose size will not exceed 10MB, to the address: recrutements@efa.gr

Places

  • Athens, Greece (10680)

Date(s)

  • Monday, May 25, 2020

Contact(s)

  • Véronique Chankowski
    courriel : direction [at] efa [dot] gr

Information source

  • Nolwenn Gremillet
    courriel : communication [at] 3efa [dot] gr

To cite this announcement

« Director of Studies, Department of Modern and Contemporary Studies - École française d’Athènes (EFA) », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Thursday, April 09, 2020, https://calenda.org/771716

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