Open position with CENDARI: Research Associate Position at the Freie Universität Berlin.

More information can also be found at CENDARI’s homepage: http://www.cendari.eu/research-associate-position-freie-universitat-berlin/

News from Feb 14, 2014

Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften
Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut
- EU-FP7-Projekt: CENDARI „Collaborative European Digital/Archival Infrastructure“
Research Associate
The initial contract will end on June 30th, 2015 with the possibility of an extension until January 31st, 2016 pending the approval of further funding.
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Responsibilities:
CENDARI offers a challenging work environment at the intersection of cutting-edge historical scholarship and the digital humanities. For more information, please visit www.cendari.eu.The responsibilities of this position include:

  • coordination and realization of all the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut’s work packages
  • communication with the team’s project partners
  • coordination between the technical and research divisions of the project team
  • composition of progress reports for the EU
  • researching archival collections.

A central part of this work will include 

  • describing collections, networking and communication with archives and cultural institutions 
  • authoring virtual research guides on various topics
  • the organization of internal meetings and external expert seminars

Requirements:
Ph.D. in modern history, with specialization in a topic related to the First World War
Desirable:

  • Fluency in German and English
  • good knowledge of the Russian language and modern Russian history
  • extensive experience with archival research, particularly Russian archives
  • a high level of computer literacy
  • experience in project management and the administration of third-party funding; extensive knowledge of archival standards and work methods
  • interest in developments in the field of digital humanities
  • knowledge of at least one of the following languages in addition to Russian: Serbo-Croatian, Rumanian, Bulgarian, Turkish, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Estonian, Latvian
  • high competency in organization, communication and event moderation
  • experience with databases, common markup languages, and content management systems

Applications quoting the reference code FMI/CENDARI/1/2014 must be received no later than March 3rd, 2014 at
Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften
Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut
Herrn Prof. Dr. Oliver Janz
Koserstraße 20
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)
or as an PDF document, to: arbeitsbereich-janz@geschkult.fu-berlin.de.

Interviewees will be notified by Email.

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