EX-PATRIA

CONFLICTS, CONTACTS AND CIRCULATION BETWEEN ROME AND IRAN IN LATE ANTIQUITY

Engineer Position: a Prosopographical Database for Late Antiquity(1 year, full time, starting from October 2023)

Engineer Position: a Prosopographical Database for Late Antiquity(1 year, full time, starting from October 2023)

We are looking for an engineer to work within the theme of the EX-PATRIA project at the Research Center UMR 8164-HALMA. Their main tasks will be to assist the project leader in formalizing the specifications of the database and the associated management interface; to prepare an overview of existing tools that can be used in the creation of the database and the management interface; to select the tools and develop the database and the management interface.

Required degree:Master (mandatory)
Type of contract:Full-time fixed-duration contract
Duration:12 months
Start date:01/10/2023
Salary:Gross monthly salary between 1 812 euros/month and 2 356 euros/month depending on experience
Application deadline:25/08/2023

The position is funded by the University of Lille, in the framework of the Junior Professor Chair held by Ekaterina Nechaeva at the Hub Sociétés and the project “EX-PATRIA. Conflicts, Contacts, and Circulation between Rome and Iran in Late Antiquity”. It is hosted by the Research Center UMR 8164-HALMA.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate’s main tasks will be:

  • to assist the project leader in formalizing the specifications of the database and the associated management interface
  • prepare an overview of existing tools that can be used in the creation of the database and the management interface
  • select the tools and develop the database and the management interface

These tasks will be carried out at the Research Centre, Archéologie et Littératures des Mondes Anciens (HALMA-UMR 8164, Univ. Lille, CNRS, MC), in collaboration with the Centre de Recherche en Informatique, Signal et Automatique de Lille (CRIStAL-UMR 9189).

Required Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline
  • Experience in database and web application design
  • The proven capacity to work autonomously
  • Capacity to work independently. Willingness to work on an interdisciplinary, collaborative research project in a team
  • Working proficiency in French and English

In addition, the following qualifications would be appreciated and constitute an advantage:

  • Experience in the field of digital humanities

Application

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Proof of the degree
  • A sample of work (e.g. Git repository with source code of a past project)
  • Names and contact information (email addresses are essential) of 2-3 persons who can be contacted for references (university professors, past employers etc.)

Complete applications are to be submitted in PDF format by e-mail by the 25th of August 2023 to both following addresses:

ekaterina.nechaeva@univ-lille.fr
anne-sophie.furry@univ-lille.fr

The recruitment commission will meet for the first time to shortlist the applications. Selected candidates will be promptly invited for an interview, which will take place in mid-September 2023.

For questions please email: ekaterina.nechaeva@univ-lille.fr

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