Research Associate for the Project “Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies” § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG
Deadline for applicants: 15th February 2023
Institution: Faculty of Humanities, Department of Philosophy, Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies (MCAS)
Salary level: EGR. 14 TV-L
Start date: 01.03.2023 pending approval of external funding, fixed until 30.09.2024 (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).
Application deadline: 15.02.2023
Scope of work: full-time position suitable for part-time
Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.
The successful candidate will focus their research on Jewish thought, philosophy, and/or religion with a special emphasis on scepticism. In addition to research, the successful candidate will be part of MCAS’s publication team. The position requires participation in MCAS’s events and an active engagement in MCAS’s activities.
A university degree in a relevant field plus doctorate.
A degree in Jewish philosophy or Jewish/Judaic studies is preferred. Your research should be directly connected to a field relevant to MCAS’s research focus.
The ideal candidate should have:
- native or near native profiency in English
- knowledge of additional languages relevant for the project, such as Hebrew, Arabic, French, Latin, Greek, etc.
- proven experience in publishing and editing academic publications (e.g. monographs, editions, proceedings, translations)
- Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
- Continuing education opportunities
- University pensions
- Attractive location
- Flexible working hours
- Work-life balance opportunities
- Public transport pass (ProfiTicket) and much more
- Health management
- Educational leave
- 30 days of vacation per annum
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Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
Instructions for applying
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Veltri
+49 40 42838-9792
+49 40 42838-8605
Jungiusstraße 1120355 HamburgZu Google Maps
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