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Research Assistant (m/w/d) with 45%-parttime job limited to 31.07.2023 Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU Reference code: Iranistik/WiMi-2/CAB II

News from Oct 04, 2021

Research Assistant (m/w/d) with 45%-parttime job limited to 31.07.2023 Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU Reference code: Iranistik/WiMi-2/CAB II

Bewerbungsende: 25.10.2021

The long-term project "Corpus Avesticum Berolinense" (CAB), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), was launched in 2018 with the ultimate goal of producing a new edition of the Avestan texts that, on the one hand, takes into account their ritual performance and, on the other, avoids reconstructing the shape of the texts and the ceremonies from past times, but instead seeks to represent the texts as they were performed in a specific historical context.
 
Job description:
• Preparation of the text-critical apparatus, especially the alignment of the different readings
• Assistance in the editorial process for the Long Liturgy
• Collaboration in the transliteration and translation of the manuscripts including the ritual instructions
• XML coding of the manuscripts

Requirements:
• Completed MA-level university degree (Master/Magister/Diplom) in Iranian Studies or a
related discipline

Desirable:
• Excellent knowledge of Avestan and Pahlavi
• Capacity of transliterating Avestan and Pahlavi manuscripts
• Knowledge of Zoroastrianism and Zoroastrian liturgies
• Good knowledge of New Persian is welcome
• Very good computer skills
• Ability to work in a team
• Ability to work independently

Weitere Informationen

All application quoting the reference code should be addressed preferably electronically in one PDF-file to Prof. Dr. Alberto Cantera: iranistik@geschkult.fu-berlin.de or by post:

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften
Ostasien und Vorderer Orient
Institut für Iranistik
Herrn Prof. Dr. Alberto Cantera
Fabeckstr. 23-25
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)
 
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