Research Associate Islamic Studies, Universität Hamburg — LIMITE : 14/09/2022
Institution Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Asian and African Studies
Salary level EGR. 13 TV-L
Start date 01.12.2022, fixed until 15.05.2026 (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).
Application deadline 14.09.2022
Scope of work part-time
Weekly hours 50 % of standard work hours per week
The responsibilities include services in research and teaching. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications (PhD).
Services and project preparations in the field of history and culture of the Middle East in the pre-modern period, in co-operation with the RomanIslam Center for Comparative Empire and Transcultural Studies. Assistance in various publication projects among them historical topography of the Iberian Peninsula, and North Africa (RomanIslam Center). The position also serves for the preparation of scientific research in this field, creation of data collections, source analysis. The professorship of Islamic Studies is primarily concerned with the political and economic history of the Near East from 600 to 1500, from the Iberian Peninsula to Central Asia, as well as comparative empire studies. Further research areas are material culture, epigraphy and numismatics.
A university degree in Islamic Studies or a related subject.
Confident command of the English and Arabic language. French or Spanish as well as knowledge of GIS methods and familiarity with geographic approaches to history or Islamic material are an asset.
Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
- Continuing education opportunities
- University pensions
- Attractive location
- Flexible working hours
- Work-life balance opportunities
- Public transport pass (ProfiTicket) and much more
- Health management
- Educational leave
- 30 days of vacation per annum
As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.
Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
Instructions for applying
Prof. Dr. Stefan Heidemann
+49 40 42838-3181
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