Poste post-doctoral – The Goethe-University Frankfurt-am-Main
The Goethe-University Frankfurt-am-Main invites applications for 2 post-doctoral positions as Researchers in Late Antique Christianity in the Near East (E13 TV-G-U) within the Leibniz research project „Polyphony of Late Antique Christianity“ (directed by Prof. Dr. Hartmut Leppin). The full-time position is to be filled from 1st April 2016 onwards. The initial duration of the contract will be 36 months and the salary is set according to TV-H 13. The project is financed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.
„Polyphony of Late Antique Christianity“ strives to develop a new picture of Christianity in Late Antiquity integrating Mediterranean and Near Eastern perspectives (understood in a very large sense, extending from Ethiopia to Armenia and Georgia). We are looking for new members of the team to work on their own research analysing texts in languages of the ancient Christian Near East (as for example Syriac, Armenian, Georgian, Hebrew, Ge’ez, Arabic) and thereby would contribute to demonstrating the diversity the diversity of Christianity. As a member of the team the researcher will be obliged to share the research tasks of the team, e.g. preparing workshops, conferences, publications and participating in colloquia.
The ideal candidate needs to have an excellent doctorate in History of Religion, Oriental Philology, Ancient Judaism, Ancient Christianity, Ancient History or related fields solid knowledge of English, German and an additional modern language excellent knowledge of the relevant ancient language(s).
Please submit your application complete with curriculum vitae, copies of your final university degrees, a copy of your doctoral thesis and up to three further publications, and an outline of the research project (5-10 pages) you would like to pursue no later than 14th November 2015 in electronic form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The University of Frankfurt is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications by women. Ceteris paribus seriously handicapped people will have preference.