Researcher in Byzantine Studies
Sort on published: 2017-02-14
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Research and teaching at the Department of linguistics and philology covers approx. twenty different languages and linguistic subjects as well as computational linguistics. These include many of the important languages and cultures in the Middle East, to which can be added Hindi, Swahili, Chinese, Ancient Greek and Latin. Comparative Indo-European linguistics and general linguistics are also part of the department.
Duties: The position involves own research and research-related activities in Byzantine Studies, with placement within the “Text and Narrative in Byzantium” project (http://www.grekiska.net/byzantine-narrative/). Administrative duties within the framework of the project are included, partly in connection with the project’s collaboration with the Byzantine Studies environment in Paris.
Requirements: Eligible for this position are persons who have completed a doctoral degree or an equivalent degree in the subject area of Byzantine Studies or Greek with a Byzantine specialisation.
Additional qualifications: Since the project “Text and Narrative in Byzantium is carried out in collaboration with Paris we are particularly interested in persons with a documented knowledge of French.
Application procedure: Applications must include a letter describing the applicant’s suitability in terms of qualification requirements and assessment criteria as well as a brief research proposal. Applications must also contain a CV, copies of relevant educational certificates, and a letter of recommendation.
Uppsala University aims for gender balance and diversity in all activities in order to achieve a higher quality at all levels of the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
Pay: Individual salaries
Type of employment: Temporary position ending 2017-12-31.
Working hours: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact
Professor Ingela Nilsson, e-post Ingela.Nilsson@lingfil.uu.se.
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You are welcome to submit your application no later than 31 march 2017, UFV-PA 2017/281.
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Placement: Department of Linguistics and Philology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position 3-6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
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Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/281
Last application date: 2017-03-31