Sep 2, 2010

Postdoc in Byzantine Studies at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University

Uppsala University hereby declares the following position to be open for application:

Post doc in Byzantine Studies at the Department of Linguistics and Philology.

Description: The position entails individual research and related tasks within the field of Byzantine Studies (primarily with linguistic or literary orientation) . Some teaching at undergraduate and graduate level may be included (c. 10 %). A description of the research that is planned within the framework of the position must accompany the application. Applicants are expected to actively participate in and plan seminars and other events, both at the department and in cross disciplinary contexts.

Qualification: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or a corresponding exam from abroad in the field of Byzantine Studies. Priority will be given to applicants who have completed their Ph.D. within three years of the application deadline. Selection criteria: Special importance will be given to scholarly qualifications. Since the appointment is intended to strengthen Byzantine Studies in Uppsala, weight will also be given to the specific focus of the proposed research project. Cooperation skills and good communication skills in speech and writing (Swedish and / or English) will also be considered Information: Further information can be obtained from Professor Ingela Nilsson, ingela.nilsson@ lingfil.uu. se, tel 018-471 1424. The trade union representatives are: Anders Grundström, Saco-rådet, phone +46 18 471 5380, Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST, phone +46
18 471 1996 and Stefan Djurström, Seko, phone +46 18 471 3315.

The salary will be according to competence. A salary claim should be included in the application.

The application should be written in Swedish or English and contain:
• a complete CV and copies of degree certificates and other relevant documents
• a description of the research that is planned within the framework of the position (maximum five pages)
• a list of publications
• a maximum of three scholarly works according to the above-mentioned list (including PhD thesis)

The application should be sent, preferably by e-mail to: registrator@, or by fax + 46 18 471 2000, or by mail to: Registrar´s Office, Uppsala University, Box 256, SE-751 05 UPPSALA, Sweden. In any correspondence, please use the reference number UFV-PA 2010/1535. Application deadline on 30 August, 2010.

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