Researcher in Assyriology
Sort on published: 2018-03-05
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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. General Linguistics and Computational Linguistics are also part of the department.
Duties: research and research-related activities in Assyriology, with placement within the research project “Memories for Life: Materiality and Memory of Ancient Near Eastern Inscribed Private Objects”. Development of and work with a GIS database and studies of delimited material categories within the framework of the project. Administrative duties within the project are included.
Requirements: Completed doctoral degree or an equivalent degree with specialisation toward Assyriology or Near Eastern Archaeology. Documented merits for work with cuneiform languages and Near Eastern Archaeology and experience within the field of Digital Humanities.
Additional qualifications: Good familiarity with relational database applications such as FileMaker Pro, geographic information systems such as ArcGIS, and programs for graphic design and layout such as Adobe Creative Suite.
- Application letter, including a brief research proposal
- Copies of relevant educational certificates
- 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.
Salary: Individually negotiated salary.
Starting date: 2018-06-01 or by agreement
Type of position: Temporary position until 2019-02-28 with a possibility for extension.
Working hours: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact
Senior lecturer Jakob Andersson, tel +46 (0)18-471 2097, Jakob.Andersson@lingfil.uu.se.
You are welcome to submit your application no later than 22 March 2018, UFV-PA 2018/320.
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Placement: Department of Linguistics and Philology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/320
Last application date: 2018-03-22