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Post-Doc (or PhD) position in Digital Humanities and Philology

The Seminar für Griechische und Lateinische Philologie offers a Post-Doc (or PhD) position in Digital Humanities and Philology
  • Application deadline: 31.05.2021
  • Publication date: 25.03.2021
  • Start-date: 01.01.2022
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00001517


The future post holder will be based at the "School of Medieval and Neo-Latin Studies" to be established jointly with the Universities of Innsbruck and Zurich from 2022. (Brief description at His/her tasks include both the development of the digital ecosystem and the academic coordination of the School (incl. curriculum). Further participation in research and teaching, especially in the area of Digital Humanities, will be possible.

Expertise in the fields of digital humanities and philology (broadly defined) are required. Applicants with competence in Latin Studies (Ancient Latin, Medieval Latin or Neo-Latin) will be given preference. In addition, initiative, organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work in a team are expected.

The position is primarily aimed at postdocs, but particularly qualified applicants with a Master's (or comparable) degree will also be considered.

A somewhat earlier or later start date is possible, if desired.

The successful applicant will be offered a three-year contract. It is planned to make the position permanent within the framework of the emerging "Digital Humanities Lab" of the Faculty of Philology. The salary will be determined in accordance with TV-L E13.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.


Please send your application including supporting documents citing the reference number 00001517, by 31.05.2021 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Albert Ludwig University Freiburg
Prof. Dr. Frank Bezner/Prof. Dr. Stefan Tilg
University Square 3
D-79085 Freiburg

For further information, please contact Herr Prof. Dr. Frank Bezner on the phone number +49 761 203-3131 or E-Mail