22/09/2020

POSTDOC POSITION (F*M)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Austrian Academy of Sciences, The Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies (IHB)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceDatabase management
    History
    Language sciencesLinguistics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/12/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

 

Job ID: IHB103PD220

The Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies (IHB), Research Unit Balkan Studies, of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Austria’s leading non-university research and science institution, is offering a

 

 

Postdoc Position (f*m)

(full-time, 40h per week)

 

 

within the frame of the FWF project "The Linguistic History of the Place-names of Albania" P 33706-G. This position is offered for a limited period of 48 months / 4 years. Starting date will be February 1, 2021.

 

Your tasks:

• Contribution to the creating of a digitized lexicon of the place-names of Albania

• Analyzing the linguistic history of the place-names of Slavic origin of Albania

• Contribution to the printed manual on the linguistic history of the place-names of Albania

• Collaboration in the organization of the project

• Active participation in workshops and conferences

 

 

Your profile:

• PhD degree in Historical Linguistics (focus on Slavic languages) or PhD in Slavic Linguistics (focus on South Slavic languages)

  • General interest in toponymy

• General interest in the (linguistic) history of the Balkans

• Profound knowledge of German and English and of the South Slavic languages (knowledge of the linguistic history of Albanian will be acquired during the runtime of the project)

• Good knowledge of working with databases and digital technologies

 

We offer an interesting and versatile job in a pioneer research project dealing with fundamental questions of the historical toponymy of Albania. Our offer aims at communicative personalities with a confidence appear­ance who understand how to portray complex connections clear and understandably and find joy in self-reliant work.

 

 

We offer an annual gross salary of € 54.453,00 according to the salary scheme of the Austrian Sciences Fund (FWF).

 

Applications with personal and scientific data and a compact statement about scientific interests and achievements should be sent via e-mail in one PDF-file to Joachim.Matzinger@oeaw.ac.at (mentioning Job ID: IHB103PD220) no later than December 20, 2020.

 

 

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. The OeAW lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

More Information

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
The Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies (IHB)
Austria
Vienna
1020
Hollandstraße 11-13, 1st Floor

EURAXESS offer ID: 560785

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