UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Research Associate/Research Fellow, Department of Ηistory and Archaeology

Location
Nicosia, Cyprus
Posted
16 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Ηistory and Archaeology announces one (1) part-time position (70 hours/month) of Research Associate or Research Fellow for employment in the Research Project “Greek learning in France in the sixteenth century: Grammars & sententiae” funded by the University of Cyprus and under the direction of Dr Natasha Constantinidou.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SELECTED CANDIDATE

This project aims to collect and analyse information relating to two specific kinds of Greek editions printed in France in the sixteenth century: Greek grammars and short anthologies of dicta or sententiae of ancient philosophers (often also known as Dicta septem sapientium). Through the collection and study of this information, the project aims at providing an insight into the learning of Greek in sixteenth and early seventeenth century France.

The successful candidate will assist the PI in collecting data regarding sixteenth-century Greek editions of grammars and anthologies. He/she is expected to spend time in libraries in France and elsewhere.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with backgrounds (MA or PhD level) in any of the following subjects are welcome to apply: Classics, History, Bibliography (Early Printed Books)

Apart from English, working knowledge of Ancient Greek, Latin and French

Prior experience in working with early printed books is not necessary, but would be regarded favourably

Knowledge of modern Greek is not necessary

Shortlisted candidates are expected to be interviewed in Cyprus or via video conference during the week of 10-15 June 2019

Fellowship starts on the 1st of July or soon thereafter

Candidates who are shortlisted will require two favourable academic references at time of interview

EMPLOYMENT TERMS

The position is on a contract basis of one year, and are renewable. The monthly salary is equal to € 1200-1500, based on qualifications and experience. Employee and employer contribution will be deducted from the above amount. The position does not include a 13th Salary bonus or medical insurance coverage.

Interested candidates should submit the following items, in PDF or Word format, via e-mail to

Dr Natasha Constantinidou (email Constantinidou.natasha@ucy.ac.cy) by the 1st of June, 2019:

  • Cover letter (that also specifies their employment availability date)
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • The names and contact details of at least two University professors from whom references may be requested
  • Details of any relevant experience or publications if applicable

For more details and other information, interested individuals may contact Dr Natasha Constantinidou by email (Constantinidou.natasha@ucy.ac.cy)