[Humanist] 31.438 research associate (Mainz)
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 438.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:17:07 +0100
From: Marco BÃ¼chler <buechler at ieg-mainz.de>
Subject: [Research Associate (50 %) in Digital Humanities and Research Infrastructures]
The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) in Mainz
invites applications for a
Research Associate(50 %)
in Digital Humanities and Research Infrastructures
for the duration of 32 months from 1 March 2018.
The IEG is part of an international consortium to create a pan-European
research infrastructure on religious studies. The project assembles
major research institutions all across Europe in order to improve access
of scholars to data, information and sources on historical religious
studies. Furthermore, it will facilitate joint research activities of
the partners and organize networking activities between national
research facilities, academic communities and policy makers.
The job includes the organisation of several training courses and
workshops in the domain of religious studies and digital humanities.
Relevant topics are the management of collections with a focus on
linking physical assets with digital representations as well as applying
digitally available tools for historical religious studies. The
candidate contributes to internal and external reports as well as
workshop proceedings. The expected overall achievement of the position
is to foster the establishment of a community of scholars in all fields
of historical religious studies in an age of digital ecosystems and big
In addition to a pertinent university degree (at M.A. or PhD-level),
candidates are expected to demonstrate a profound knowledge of cultural
and religious assets and their digital transformation. She or he will
also have demonstrable experience both in managing digital objects and
working with physical assets. The position requires a collaborative and
well-connected team player with excellent English skills and at least
one further European language. Ancient language skills, such as Greek
and Latin, are welcome. She or he has basic German skills or expresses
interest in learning German in due time.
IEG is an equal opportunity/affirmative-action employer. In case of
equality of qualification and suitability of applicants, the
applications made by female researchers will be given preferential
For any questions, please contact Dr Marco BÃ¼chler
(buechler at ieg-mainz.de <mailto:buechler at ieg-mainz.de>).
Applications -- including a letter of motivation, CV, academic
transcripts, a list of publication and completed projects -- should be
submitted via emailby 7 December 2017under reference (BW-DHR-2017) to
Leibniz-Institut fÃ¼r EuropÃ¤ische Geschichte (bewerbung at ieg-mainz.de);
all documents should be submitted in a single PDF-file.
Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG)
Head of Digital Historical Research Group
Alte Universitaetsstrasse 19
phone: ++49 (0) 6131-39 39 403
fax: ++49 (0) 6131-39 353 26
e-mail:buechler at ieg-mainz.de
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