21 de enero de 2016

Job: Post-Doc Researcher in History of Science / Classical Archaeology (Project on Replicas in Collections)


Post-Doc Researcher in History of Science / Classical Archaeology
„Travelling Thrones. Replica Knowdledge“ Research and Exhibition Project

International Museum Fellowship, funded by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation)

Place of employment: Helmholtz-Center for Cultural Techniques, Humboldt-
Universität zu Berlin – Tieranatomisches Theater, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Job title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Duration: Fixed-term employment contract (third-party funded until Sept 30,

2017), 18 months

Pay group: TV-L HU E 13

Working hours: 75% of regular weekly working hours

Job description:
The scope of activities in this post includes research and

exhibition curating (archaeology, history of knowledge, museology) for the
project „Travelling Thrones. Replica Knowledge” (Thronfolger. Replikenwissen)
about the history of knowledge of replicas from minoan-mycenaean civilization
objects. The tasks include international research; establishment and coordination
of international cooperation with museums and university collections that hold
replicas; co-curating the exhibition and symposium “Travelling Thrones”; coediting
of the exhibition catalogue; cooperation with the base project “Mobile
Objects” at the Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung and the
Winckelmann-Institute for Classical Archaeology; addtl. research tasks


Successfully completed academic degree in one of the following disciplines:
Classical Archaeology, History of Science, Science Studies; successfully
completed PhD about minoan-mycenaean civilization and/or about replicas in
classical archaeology; experience in working with scientific collections and
international experience; excellent English language skills; professional
experience in the development of scientific exhibitions (archaeology); welldeveloped
interest in interdisciplinary research; high motivation; strong team
and communication skills

Please send applications with the usual documents.

Applications are to be sent until January 31, 2016, reference DR/176/15,
addressed to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, ZI Hermann von Helmholtz-
Zentrum für Kulturtechnik, Herrn Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schäffner, Unter den Linden
6, 10099 Berlin and sent exclusively in pdf-format via e-mail to

To ensure equality, we specifically welcome applications from qualified women.

Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given
preferential consideration. Applicants with an immigration background are
specifically encouraged to apply. Because we do not return documents, please
send copies only.

Please visit our website www.hu-berlin.de/stellenangebote, which gives you

access to the legally binding German version.