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Research Assistant

University of Aarhus - Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet)

Location: Aarhus - Denmark
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th February 2024
Closes: 23rd March 2024

Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet), School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, is looking to recruit a full-time (37 hours/week) research assistant for the period
1 May 2024 – 30 April December 2025 (with the possibility of an extension). The position is affiliated with the project A Digital Archive Platform for Research on the Danish Inter-World War Archaeological Engagement in the Middle East.

Place of employment: Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet), Moesgaard Allé 20, 8270 Højbjerg, Denmark.

The position

The successful candidate is expected to work closely with the UrbNet Centre Director, Professor Rubina Raja, on a number of tasks, including:

  • Supporting large research/publication projects (including copyediting and indexing)
  • Carrying out data collection, data management and analysis (under supervision)
  • Performing research tasks within the area of Classical Archaeology, e.g. literature searches and image processing
  • Supporting processes in connection with funding applications/reporting to funding agencies.

Qualifications

Applicants are expected to have the following qualifications:

  • An MA in Classical Archaeology, Ancient History or a related discipline
  • A strong interest in the academic subjects represented at UrbNet
  • Knowledge of the Hellenistic and Roman Near Eastern regions
  • Knowledge of the modern history of the Middle East (19th-20th century)
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Knowledge of other modern languages such as French, German and Italian
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with editorial work and copyediting.
  • Flexibility and the ability of make shifts in focus.
  • A methodological and structured approach to work, and good organisational skills
  • Good time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal and collaborative skills.

Applicants who can document experience from similar roles will have an advantage.

Further information

For further information about the position, please contact Professor Rubina Raja (rubina.raja@cas.au.dk)

For more information about applications, please contact HR supporter Marianne Birn (mbb@au.dk). 

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