Pending approval of external funding Universität Hamburg invites applications for a Research Associate for the project “Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies – Jewish Scepticism” in accordance with Section 28 subsection 3 of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG).
The position commences on 01.10.2017 (at the earliest). It is remunerated at the salary level TV-L 13/14 and calls for 39 hours per week.
The fixed-term nature of this contract is based upon Section 2 of the Academic Fixed-Term Labor Contract Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The term is fixed to 28.02.2019.
The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in accordance with the Hamburg Equality Act (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG).
Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates can also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the coordination and publication of the subproject “Encyclopedia of Scepticism” at the Centre for Advanced Studies and conduct research within the field of (Jewish) Scepticism.
A university degree in a relevant subject plus doctorate. (e.g. philosophy, Jewish studies, etc.) Furthermore the following skills and work experience are required:
- Very good English language skills.
- The knowledge of additional languages relevant for the project, such as Hebrew, French, Italian, Latin, Greek or Arabic, is desirable.
- Experience in publishing and editing scientific publications (monographs, text editions, etc.).
- Profound knowledge in (Jewish) philosophy. The applicant’s research should be directly connected to a field relevant to the Maimonides Centre’s research focus.
Applicants not proficient in German are expected to acquire proficiency in due time. Severely disabled applicants will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
For further information, please contact Maria Wazinski, M.A. firstname.lastname@example.org or +49 – (0)40 – 42838 – 8605 or consult our website athttps://www.maimonides-centre.uni-hamburg.de/en.html
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s), two letters of recommendation and a research proposal. The application deadline is 31.07.2017. Please send applications to: email@example.com