The Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies invites applications for a research associate (fixed-term contract, salary level 14 TV-L). The position commences on April 1, 2022. The application deadline is on January 3, 2022.
Faculty of Humanities, Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies
EGR. 14 TV-L
01.04.2022, pending approval of external funding, fixed until 30.09.2023 (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).
Scope of work
full-time position suitable for part-time
Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.
The successful candidate will focus her/his research on Jewish thought, philosophy, and/or religion with a special emphasis on scepticism. In addition to research, the successful candidate will be part of MCAS’s publication team. The position requires participation in MCAS's events and an active engagement in MCAS's activities.
A university degree in a relevant field plus doctorate. A degree in Jewish philosophy or Jewish/Judaic studies is preferred. His/Her research should be directly connected to a field relevant to MCAS's research focus. The ideal candidate should have:
native or near native proficiency in English
knowledge of additional languages relevant for the project, such as Hebrew, Arabic, French, Latin, Greek, etc.
proven experience in publishing and editing academic publications (e.g. monographs, editions, proceedings, translations
Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
Public transport pass (ProfiTicket) and much more
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.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference.
Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
Applications should include a cover letter, a tabular curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificate(s), a research proposal (3-5 pages), and two letters of recommendation. Please send applications by email to: [email protected]
Tips on applying and contact
Maria Wazinski, M.A.
[email protected]+49 40 42838-8605