Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher(s) in ANEE

23.6.2021
ANEE invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to carry out a research project based on primary sources and by using Digital Humanities approaches.

Employer: University of Helsinki /  The Centre of Excellence in Ancient Near Eastern Empires or ANEE

Position: 1-2 postdoctoral researchers

When and how long: A fixed term of 2 years, preferably starting on 1 Oct 2021, with a possibility of up to 12 months extension

To do what: To carry out a research project based on primary sources and by using Digital Humanities approaches. The successful candidate’s research projects will focus on the tasks and goals of ANEE’s Team 1 “Digital Humanities Approaches.” The appointed postdoctoral researcher will have proven expertise in at least one of the areas of interest of ANEE, but as the centre is deeply multidisciplinary, competence in more than one field and/or proof of successful scientific collaboration will be considered an advantage. The appointee will focus on Mesopotamia or Levant during any period between 911 BCE and 100 BCE. The proposed research project of the appointee will develop or utilize Digital Humanities approaches.

Qualifications: An appointee to the position of postdoctoral researcher must hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field. The year of graduation and previous postdoctoral experience do not exclude the applicant from consideration. The appointee must have the ability to conduct independent scientific research, and possess the teaching skills required for the position. Teaching or teaching-related tasks will form 5-10 % of the position.

The full announcement and information on how and when to apply can be accessed via this link.