Material Text Cultures

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Job Offer: At the Collaborative Research Center 933 "Material Text Cultures" of the University of Heidelberg, a position as

Academic assistant (f/m/d)

as parental leave replacement (65%).

The position is part of subproject A05 (project leader Prof. Dr. Matthias Untermann/PD Dr. Tobias Frese): "Script and characters on and in medieval artwork".

The scope of the position will be on the investigation and evaluation of relevant late antique and early medieval sources, especially mosaic apses and their inscriptions (the so-called ‘tituli’). In particular, descriptions of the materiality, iconicity and effectiveness of the inscriptions in connection with the production of presence and the suggestion of sacredness will be the focus of the work.

Requirement profile:

With its 18 different disciplines, the CRC 933 offers a broad spectrum of research in the humanities with a concentration on antiquity and the Middle Ages ( A workplace is provided.

The remuneration for the position is based on TV-L E13 of the German civil service pay scale. The position can be awarded from November 25, 2020 for 10 months. An extension of the position is excluded.

Interested? Please submit your application with a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and scientific profile as one PDF document (max. 25 MB) by e-mail to by October 30, 2020.

The University of Heidelberg aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are underrepresented. It therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply. Severely disabled persons will be given priority if they are equally qualified.