postdoctoral researcher / adjunct scientist (adiunkt)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 Mar 2024

19 Feb 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of Warsaw
Department

Faculty of Oriental Studies
Research Field

Cultural studies » Oriental studies
History » Archaeology
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Poland
Application Deadline

22 Mar 2024 - 00:00 (Europe/Warsaw)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Offer Starting Date

1 Jul 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

The “Excellence Initiative – Research University” is a programme of the Ministry of Education and Science, which enables the University of Warsaw to raise the level of quality of scientific activity, quality of education and, consequently, the international recognition of the University.

 

The recruited person will fulfil the job requirements in the Action I.3.10 – “Preparation and launching of an interdisciplinary research and teaching project Archeooriental Studies”. The aim of the activity is to prepare and implement interdisciplinary research on ancient cultures by combining research on artefacts (archaeology) and texts (Oriental studies). The interdisciplinary approach will allow for reconstructions of different aspects of ancient cultures and will contribute to a deeper understanding of what mankind is, among various cultural, social, and environmental entanglements.

 

The recruitment process concerns a research position and is open to outstanding scientists conducting research in the field of Iranian studies (with special Focus on the archaeology and history of Iran) in the early stages of their academic careers, i.e., those having completed a PhD within the last 10 years prior to the application date (this period does not include parental/family leaves).

 

The candidate is expected to provide an up-to-date topic of research and to present potential for applying for national and international grants in the future.


Requirements
Research Field
Cultural studies » Oriental studies
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Research Field
History » Archaeology
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

The selected candidate will:

  • conduct autonomous research on the project (submitted in the application) that will have a significant potential and impact on the international scholarship within the field;
  • take active part in the academic life of the University of Warsaw by attending seminars, delivering papers, lectures, sharing knowledge and skills with other members of the academic community. In particular, she/he will participate in all events held by the Faculty of Oriental Studies (University of Warsaw) within the framework of the Archeooriental Studies Action;
  • disseminate results of her/his research through conference presentations and by publishing in leading peer-reviewed international journals;
  • actively contribute to strengthening the international position of the University of Warsaw;
  • if possible, teach maximum one semester-long course (30 teaching hours of 45 minutes) a year, in English or in Polish.

  • Specific Requirements

    Requirements:

    • the candidates have to conform to the conditions stated in art. 113 of Higher Education Law dated 20.07.2018 (Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2023, item 742) and University of Warsaw Statute (Resolution no. 443 University of Warsaw Senate dated June 26, 2019, item no. 190).
    • PhD diploma in the history or culture of Iran;
    • the presentation of a realistic research plan;
    • fluent knowledge of Persian;
    • a very good knowledge of English;
    • capacity to start employment no later than July 1st , 2023;
    • willingness to cooperate on the archaeology of the Sassanian period and the first centuries of Islam in Iran.

    It is possible that after successful completion of the fellowship and fulfilling other conditions presented by the Dean of appropriate faculty, the recipient can be considered for the employment at the UW as a regular academic teacher.


    Languages
    ENGLISH
    Level
    Excellent

    Languages
    OTHER
    Level
    Excellent

    Research Field
    Cultural studies » Oriental studies
    Years of Research Experience
    4 - 10

    Research Field
    History » Archaeology
    Years of Research Experience
    4 - 10

    Additional Information
    Benefits

    We offer work in a dynamic team which carries out projects with international partners.


    Selection process

    Selected candidates will be invited for an interview with the Recruitment Committee. Candidates will be informed individually about the date/time of the interview.

    The Committee reserves the right to carry out a preliminary assessment prior to the stage of fully evaluating the candidates.

    The candidate selected as a result of the recruitment process is obliged to supply the originals of his/her documents before undertaking employment to confirm their authenticity.

    The call for candidates comprises the first stage as defined in the procedures from the Statute of UW for the employment of an Adjunct; positive completion of this stage constitutes the grounds for continuing the hiring process.

    The University of Warsaw reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process without stating the reason.


    Additional comments

    Equal opportunities

    The constitutional principle of the equal treatment of all members of the University community is fundamental to its activities. The University of Warsaw promotes diversity and prevents discrimination. The University maintains the highest ethical standards, upholds scientific integrity, and is guided by principles stemming from the European Charter for Researchers.


    Work Location(s)
    Number of offers available
    1
    Company/Institute
    University of Warsaw, Faculty of Oriental Studies
    Country
    Poland
    City
    Warsaw
    Postal Code
    00-927
    Street
    Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
    Geofield


    Where to apply
    E-mail

    [email protected]

    Contact
    City

    Warsaw
    Website

    http://www.uw.edu.pl
    Street

    Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
    Postal Code

    00-927
    E-Mail

    [email protected]

    STATUS: EXPIRED

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