A part-time position of curator, University of Helsinki

A part-time position of curator, focusing on the von Wright and Wittgenstein Archives; University of Helsinki.

The Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies belongs to the Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki, and has a strong profile in the multidisciplinary research and teaching of the humanities.

The Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies invites applications for the part-time (50%) position of

CURATOR

to start on 1 May 2011 until further notice. The field of the position is philosophy. There is a four-month trial period for the position.

The curator will be responsible for the maintenance and development of the von Wright and Wittgenstein Archives in cooperation with the steering group, director and possible other employees of the Archives.

The curator will be hired under the title of postdoctoral researcher. The qualification requirements shall be an applicable doctoral degree and the ability to conduct independent scholarly work. In addition, the position requires good competence in English, Swedish and Finnish as well as at least a good passive knowledge of German. A qualification in library studies or an equivalent qualification and related work experience as well as experience of scholarly archives can be considered an asset.

The salary will be based on level 5 of the demands level chart for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a salary component based on personal work performance.

The application must be accompanied by a CV and a list of publications compiled in accordance with the Academy of Finland instructions here. The enclosures must be submitted in four copies.

Applications addressed to the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies must be delivered, together with the required enclosures, to the following postal address: Registry of the University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 33 (Yliopistonkatu 4), 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland, or by email: hy-kirjaamo(at)helsinki.fi. The closing date for applications is 7 April 2011 at 15.45 local Helsinki time.

Further information may be obtained from Chancellor Ilkka Niiniluoto, tel. +359 9 191 22206, ilkka.niiniluoto(at)helsinki.fi, and from Jaana Gluschkoff , Head of Office, tel. +358 9 191 24519, jaana.gluschkoff(at)helsinki.fi.

Helsinki 25 March 2011 / University of Helsinki Central Administration

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