University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Ancient History, Papyrology and Epigraphy

Страна: Австрия;

Дедлайн: 01.05.2016



The Institute of Alte Geschichte und Altertumskunde, Papyrologie und Epigraphik is devoted to research into the Greek, Roman and Etruscan world with all its facettes and stresses the importance of the use of primary sources (literature, papyri, inscriptions and coins) in research and teaching. The advertised job is that of an "Assistent(in)" with a focus on Greek history.

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Occupation group in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc)
On top of this relevant chargeable work experience determines the assessment to a particular salary grade.

Areas of work:
Participation in the institute's teaching and research programme with a focus on Greek epigraphy. Teaching following the regulations laid down in the University rules.

Conditiones sine quibus non are the mastering of Ancient Greek, Latin and the usual modern languages (including German - this English advertisement would therefore, in fact, not be necessary; thus, if you do not understand the German version, you should think twice before applying) and experience in Greek epigraphy. The experience of research abroad is welcome.

Enthusiasm, an open and OWN mind as well as the courage to speak one's mind.

Research fields:

Main research fieldSpecial research fieldsImportance
History, ArchaeologyAncient history;Epigraphy;Classical studiesMUST


Educational institutionEducational levelSpecial subjectImportance
UniversityHumanitiesHistorical SciencesMUST


LanguageLanguage levelImportance
Ancient GreekExcellent knowledgeMUST
GermanExcellent knowledgeMUST
EnglishExcellent knowledgeMUST
FrenchGood knowledgeMUST
ItalianGood knowledgeMUST
LatinExcellent knowledgeMUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 25.04.2016, mentioning reference number 6025.

For further information please contact Corsten, Thomas +43-1-4277-40580.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Identification number of advertisement: 6025


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