Post-doctoral Researcher in Greek and Roman epigraphy (one year)

Post-doc position in the project “Segregated or Integrated? – Living and Dying in the Harbour-city of Ostia, 300 BC and AD 700”, directed by prof. Arja Karivieri (Stockholm university)

The School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies at the University of Tampere, Finland, invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral researcher position in Greek and Roman epigraphy to begin 1st of April 2016 at earliest (may be negotiated). Any specialization in Roman social and cultural history is welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to have a special interest in social-historical approach covering the Republic to the late Empire. The candidate must have completed a the start of the appointment (a candidate who had viva and is awaiting for formal graduation can be accepted as applicant), and will be expected to have very good written and verbal communication skills in English.

The salary will be based on job requirement level 5 on the salary scale for teaching and research staff according to the salary system for Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a salary component based on personal work performance. Monthly salary will be from 3154 € up to 3878 €.

The position carries a four-month trial period.

The application must be submitted no later than 28th February 2016 at 15:45 Finnish time using the university’s electronic application form (see link below).

The application should include a cover letter stating your interest in research and explaining your expertise and abilities to contribute to the Ostia-Project (max 5 pages), a list of publications and CV.

All application documents must be in English.

Further information is available from professor Arja Karivieri,, tel. +46 816 29 48, dean Päivi Pahta,, tel. +358 50 3181 131 and head of administration Tiina Harjula,, tel. +358 50 3186 397 (recruitment process).

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