PhD Fellowship 2020 in Cultural heritage: Biographic and Source Editions, Austria

Publish Date: Nov 11, 2019

Deadline: Dec 15, 2019

The Institute for Modern and Contemporary Historical Research (INZ), a research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), Austria’s central non-university research institution, is offering a PhD student Position (f*m) (part time, 30h per week) in the research unit “Cultural heritage: biographic and source editions.

The INZ is an institute with an interdisciplinary profile and foci in early modern and modern history. Within a dynamic research environment, you will set independent research priorities in an interdisciplinary field.

Your responsibilities

  • Assistance in the development of the edition project "Online Edition of Sources on Habsburg-Ottoman Diplomacy (1500-1918)"
  • Taking part in the project
  • Development of a dissertation project in the research field of the project
  • Active participation in the activities of the research unit and the institute

Your profile

  • Completed university studies with diploma/master’s degree in history
  • Diploma/Master Thesis on the diplomatic history of the Early Modern Period
  • Experience in archival work and in dealing with handwritten sources
  • Experience in working on TEI-supported digital source editions
  • Foreign language skills
  • Readiness for teamwork


In accordance with the collective agreement for employees of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the annual gross salary is at least € 30.072,40. The position will initially be limited to 1 year with the possibility of an extension.

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