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Humanist Archives: Sept. 26, 2021, 7:18 a.m. Humanist 35.264 - professorship & two asst professorships (Jagiellonian University, Kraków)

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        Date: 2021-09-25 07:58:16+00:00
        From: Jan Rybicki 
        Subject: Three DH positions at the Department of Philology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Dear All,

My dear bread-giver, Poland's oldest university (est. 1364), the Jagiellonian,
is searching to fill three newly-founded (and funded) positions in Digital
Humanities: a Professorship and two Assistant Professorships (adiunkt). Full
descriptions follow below. Come work with me in Kraków!

Best,
Jan Rybicki

======= ONE ======

RECTOR of the Jagiellonian University announces a competitive 
selection process for a post of a UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR
in the research and faculty staff member group of the Faculty of 
Philology in the field of Digital Humanities.

The competitive selection process is open for all individuals who meet the
requirements set out in Articles 113 and 116.2.3) of the Act of 20 July 
2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science, and who meet the following 
eligibility criteria according to § 165 of the Statute of the Jagiellonian 
University:

1) holding at least a doctoral degree;
2) having significant and creative achievements in scientific, professional or
artistic work in the form of, amongst others, publications in years 2014-2021 
in reputable journals and presentations at reputable conferences dedicated
to digital humanities;
3) having experience in project management; 
4) having achievements in organisational work; 
5) having achievements in teaching work.

Additionally:

-- in the 2 years before the opening date of the competitive selection process
they were not employed under an employment contract at the Jagiellonian 
University.

An ideal candidate should:

-- have a track record of scientific research in digital humanities, at the
interface of humanities (especially philology) and computer science, 
necessary for the scientific work on, amongst others, digital editions 
(including the conceptualisation and creation of a digital scholarly editing 
platform at the Jagiellonian University); these skills and methodological 
competences are to contribute to the development of the digital 
infrastructure and the dynamic growth of digital humanities at the 
oldest Polish university;
-- have the ability to lead a research team and initiate scientific projects
dedicated to the digitalisation and virtual sharing of cultural heritage, and to 
advance scholarly reflection on interdisciplinary research methods and 
techniques (e.g. on the evolution of digital language standards, software 
or designed multimedia digital environments);
-- actively take part in academic life, in particular by presenting their
research at international conferences and symposia,
-- have a track record of interdisciplinary scientific research or cooperation
with socio-economic environment,
-- have organisational experience, in particular a track record of participating
in or obtaining external, competitive research funding,
-- participate in an ongoing international academic collaboration with leading
research institutions,
-- have experience in popularising their research or innovative education,
-- have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

The post holder (subject to evaluation after 24 months) is required to:

-- initiate research combining broadly understood philology and computational
studies, which includes designing and setting up, in collaboration with a research 
team, a digital platform for scholarly editing in the area of humanities; ultimately 
expansion of infrastructure and constantly developing digital humanities at JU,
-- publish articles in which JU is the only Polish affiliation in leading, high
impact factor journals; present their research at international conferences of 
digital humanities,
-- popularise knowledge by organizing lectures, workshops and summer schools of
digital humanities,
-- submit external Polish or international grant proposals affiliated at JU
within 24 months,
-- engage in interdisciplinary research with other members of the JU academic
community
-- deliver innovative teaching in digital humanities ( teaching load is
negotiable in accordance to Work Regulations of the Jagiellonian University).

Jagiellonian University offers a full-time salary comprising base remuneration
and pay enhancement granted for 5 years. Moreover, a successful candidate is 
awarded a research grant of 400 000 PLN for the duration of 5 years and 
provided with an opportunity to employ two postdoctoral research assistants 
for the duration of the grant. Two other competitive selection processes have 
been announced at the JU for the position of Assistant Professor in digital 
humanities. After 5 years, upon positive evaluation, permanent employment as 
a University Professor, according to Work Regulations of the JU.

The candidates, who would like to take part in the competitive selection
process, should send the following documents to the e-mail address 
filolog@uj.edu.pl:

1. letter of intent or interest;
2. preliminary research proposal to be carried out during the employment at JU,
which should fall within the scope of the “digital humanities” research domain 
of priority research area DigiWorld (see https://id.uj.edu.pl/digiworld
“Priority Research Area description”);
3. resume, containing a list of publications, a list of awards and distinctions
obtained, a list of internships and stays in research institutions, a list of 
completed and ongoing research projects (as a PI or contractor) with an 
indication of the funding sources,
4. personal questionnaire filled in by the candidate;
5. copy of the doctoral diploma or a diploma confirming the candidate’s habilitation 
degree, if applicable;
6. information on the candidate’s scientific, teaching and organisational
achievements;
7. information about any academic courses taught;
8. reviews of a doctoral dissertation or habilitation thesis - if applicable;
9. two letters of recommendation;
10. declaration of the candidate, confirming that the Jagiellonian University
will be their primary place of work, in case of winning the selection process;
11. declaration under Article 113 of the Law on Higher Education and Science;
12. declaration on acknowledging and accepting the rules and regulations
concerning intellectual property management and commercialisation in force at 
the Jagiellonian University;
13. information regarding processing of personal data.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview.
Contact person: dr hab. Agata Hołobut, prof. UJ, agata.holobut@uj.edu.pl

Opening date:

Application submission deadline: 15 November 2021

The competitive selection process will be concluded by 15 December 2021

Date of commencement of work: 1 February 2022.

The Jagiellonian University does not provide housing.

Declaration forms can be obtained at:
http://www.cso.uj.edu.pl/-nauczyciele

When selecting candidates, the Jagiellonian University follows the principles
set out in the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the 
Recruitment of Researchers.


======= TWO ======
RECTOR of the Jagiellonian University announces a competitive selection process 
for a post of an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the research staff member group of the 
Faculty of Philology in academic discipline: Computer Science or Linguistics or 
Literary Studies in the field of Digital Humanities.

The competitive selection process is open for all individuals who meet the
requirements set out in Articles 113 and 116.2.3) of the Act of 20 July 2018 – 
Law on Higher Education and Science, and who meet the following eligibility
criteria according to § 165 of the Statute of the Jagiellonian University:

1) holding at least a doctoral degree;
2) having relevant scientific achievements in 2014-2021 in the form of books
and/or publications in reputable journals or reputable conferences dedicated to 
advanced computing methods or artificial intelligence or digital humanities or 
natural language processing;
3) taking active part in scientific life, in particular by presenting their
research at international conferences and symposia.

Additionally:

-- in the 2 years before the opening date of the competitive selection process
they were not employed under an employment contract at the Jagiellonian University.

An ideal candidate should:

-- have a track record of interdisciplinary scientific research between
computational studies, natural language processing and/or linguistics and/or 
literary studies;
-- having relevant experience in applying computational and/or statistical
methods to natural language processing and/or cultural/literary studies;
-- having a good knowledge of R and/or Python ad/or Java;
-- have organisational experience, in particular a track record of participating
in or obtaining external, competitive research funding,
-- have experience in international academic collaboration with leading research
institutions,
-- have the ability to work in a research team,
-- have experience in popularising their research or in innovative education, -
have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

The post holder is required to:

-- provide expertise and collaborate on digital humanities projects, including
team work on the development of a digital platform for scholarly editions,
-- publish articles in which JU is the only Polish affiliation in leading, high
impact factor journals or at COREranked conferences,
-- submit at least one external Polish or international grant proposal affiliated
at JU within 24 months,
-- engage in interdisciplinary research with other members of the JU academic
community.

Jagiellonian University offers a full-time salary comprising base remuneration
and pay enhancement granted for 30 months. Moreover, a successful candidate is 
awarded a research grant of 50 000 PLN for the duration of 30 months.

Employment period: 30 months.

The candidates, who would like to take part in the competitive selection
process, should send the following documents to the e-mail address 
filolog@uj.edu.pl:

1. letter of intent or interest;
2. preliminary research proposal to be carried out during the employment at JU,
which should fall within the scope of the “digital humanities” research domain 
of priority research area DigiWorld (see
https://id.uj.edu.pl/digiworld “Priority Research Area description”);
3. resume, containing a list of publications, a list of awards and distinctions
obtained, a list of internships and stays in research institutions, a list of 
completed and ongoing research projects (as a PI or contractor) with an indication
of the funding sources,
4. personal questionnaire filled in by the candidate;
5. copy of the doctoral diploma or a diploma confirming the candidate’s
habilitation degree, if applicable;
6. information on the candidate’s scientific, and organisational achievements;
7. information about any academic courses taught (if applicable);
8. reviews of a doctoral dissertation or habilitation thesis - if applicable;
9. two letters of recommendation;
10. declaration of the candidate, confirming that the Jagiellonian University
will be their primary place of work, in case of winning the selection process;
11. declaration under Article 113 of the Law on Higher Education and Science;
12. declaration on acknowledging and accepting the rules and regulations
concerning intellectual property management and commercialisation in force at the 
Jagiellonian University;
13. information regarding processing of personal data.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview.
Contact person: dr hab. Agata Hołobut, prof. UJ, agata.holobut@uj.edu.pl

Opening date:

Application submission deadline: 15 November 2021
The competitive selection process will be concluded by 15 December 2021

Date of commencement of work: 1 February 2022.

The Jagiellonian University does not provide housing.

Declaration forms can be obtained at:
http://www.cso.uj.edu.pl/-nauczyciele

When selecting candidates, the Jagiellonian University follows the principles
set out in the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the 
Recruitment of Researchers.

======= THREE =====
RECTOR of the Jagiellonian University  announces a competitive selection process 
for a post of an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the research and faculty staff member 
group of the Faculty of Philology  in the field of Digital Humanities.

The competitive selection process is open for all individuals who meet the
requirements set out in Articles 113 and 116.2.3) of the Act of 20 July 2018 – 
Law on Higher Education and Science, and who meet the following eligibility
criteria according to § 165 of the Statute of the Jagiellonian University:

1) holding at least a doctoral degree;
2) having relevant scientific achievements in the form of book publications,
articles in reputable journals and collective volumes, as well as presentations 
at international conferences dedicated to digital humanities;
3) taking active part in scientific life, 4) having experience in teaching.

Additionally:

-- in the 2 years before the opening date of the competitive selection process
they were not employed under an employment contract at the Jagiellonian 
University.

An ideal candidate should:

-- have a track record of interdisciplinary scientific research between
information studies, information management, bibliology and bibliometrics, 
editing, archive research and/or media science;
-- have preliminary experience in digital technologies (XML, XQuery, XSLT);
-- have organisational experience, in particular a track record of participating
in or obtaining external, competitive research funding,
-- have experience in international academic collaboration with leading research
institutions,
-- have the ability to actively collaborate with other research team members, -
have experience in popularising their research and/or innovative education,
-- have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

The post holder is required to:

-- collaborate with the research team on developing a digital platform for
editions in the area of humanities and expanding the digital humanities 
infrastructure at the Jagiellonian University, in cooperation with the 
Jagiellonian Library,
-- publish articles in which JU is the only Polish affiliation in leading, high
impact factor journals; present their research at international conferences 
of digital humanities,
-- submit at least one external Polish or international grant proposal affiliated
at JU within 24 months,
-- engage in interdisciplinary research with other members of the JU academic
community,
-- deliver innovative teaching in digital humanities (teaching load is negotiable
in accordance with the Work Regulations of the Jagiellonian University).

Jagiellonian University offers a full-time salary comprising base remuneration
and pay enhancement granted for 30 months. Moreover, a successful candidate is 
awarded a research grant of 50 000 PLN for the duration of 30 months.

Employment period: 30 months.

The candidates, who would like to take part in the competitive selection process, 
should send the following documents to the e-mail address filolog@uj.edu.pl:

1. letter of intent or interest;
2. preliminary research proposal to be carried out during the employment at JU,
which should fall within the scope of the “digital humanities” research domain of 
priority research area DigiWorld (see https://id.uj.edu.pl/digiworld “Priority 
Research Area description”);
3. resume, containing a list of publications, a list of awards and distinctions
obtained, a list of internships and stays in research institutions, a list of 
completed and ongoing research projects (as a PI or contractor) with an indication
of the funding sources,
4. personal questionnaire filled in by the candidate;
5. copy of the doctoral diploma or a diploma confirming the candidate’s
habilitation degree, if applicable;
6. information on the candidate’s scientific, teaching and organisational
achievements;
7. information about any academic courses taught;
8. reviews of a doctoral dissertation or habilitation thesis - if applicable;
9. two letters of recommendation;
10. declaration of the candidate, confirming that the Jagiellonian University
will be their primary place of work, in case of winning the selection process;
11. declaration under Article 113 of the Law on Higher Education and Science;
12. declaration on acknowledging and accepting the rules and regulations
concerning intellectual property management and commercialisation in force at 
the Jagiellonian University;
13. information regarding processing of personal data.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview.
Contact person: dr hab. Agata Hołobut, prof. UJ, agata.holobut@uj.edu.pl

Opening date:

Application submission deadline: 15 November 2021

The competitive selection process will be concluded by 15 December 2021

Date of commencement of work: 1 February 2022.

The Jagiellonian University does not provide housing.

Declaration forms can be obtained at:
http://www.cso.uj.edu.pl/-nauczyciele

When selecting candidates, the Jagiellonian University follows the principles
set out in the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the 
Recruitment of Researchers.


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