CRC 1266 - Scales of Transformation

5 technical-administrative service positions (scientific coordination, project management, IT systems technology, science communication and public outreach)

 
a) 4 technical-administrative service positions (m/f/d) (scientific coordination, project management, IT systems technology)

Subproject Z1 “Central Administration and Coordination”

Subproject Z1 “Central Administration and Coordination” is responsible for the promotion of the interdisciplinary scientific discourse in CRC 1266, including the support of the group’s own monograph series “Scales of Transformation” as well as for the administrative tasks in the areas of finance and personnel. The project manager is assigned to the scientific coordination, which is subordinate to the spokesman of the CRC, and acts as the central interface for financial and administrative matters of the members.

 

Subproject Z1 “Central Administration and Coordination”

In subproject Z1, two positions as scientific coordinators are to be filled. If the requirements of the wage category are fulfilled, payment is made according to the federal wage category 14 TV-L. The regular weekly working time equals 50% of that of full employment (currently 19.35 hours). The positions are to be filled for a fixed term until 30.06.2024. Further details can be found below under the individual reference codes.

 

Reference code: Z1_WK-1

Profile: Scientific Coordination, Science Management, Central Administration

 

You are jointly responsible for the substantive and scientific cooperation within CRC 1266 and is assigned to the spokesman of the CRC. In accordance with him, you are responsible for the organisation of all communication within and beyond the research network. In this context, you take on content-related tasks (editing central scientific publications of the CRC, in particular the monograph series STPAS, organizing internal research meetings, international and national conferences, handling scientific exchange and networking with (inter) national scientific institutions) as well as administrative tasks (including personnel administration and financial management duties). In addition, you are jointly responsible for the coordination of work in the graphics department of the CRC.

 

Prerequisites: A prerequisite for a successful application is a qualified doctorate in the field of pre- and protohistoric archaeology, which is thematically related to the profile of CRC 1266 “Scales of Transformation: Human-Environmental Interaction in Prehistoric and contact Societies”. Further prerequisites include experience in coordinating scientific publications as well as spoken and written English language skills. As additional qualifications, experience in conceiving interdisciplinary collaborative applications as well as in interdisciplinary science management and science communication are advantageous.

 

Contact: Johannes Müller, Wiebke Kirleis

 

Reference code: Z1_WK-2

Profile: Scientific Coordination, Science Management, Central Administration

 

You are jointly responsible for the substantive and scientific cooperation within CRC 1266 and is assigned to the spokesman of the CRC. In accordance with him, you are responsible for the organisation of all communication within and beyond the research network. In this context, you take on content-related tasks (Focus internationalisation: organisation of research meetings as well as international and national conferences, scientific exchange and networking with (inter-) national scientific institutions, coordination and writing of specialist interdisciplinary international publications) as well as administrative tasks (e.g. in the area personnel administration and financial management). In addition, you are jointly responsible for the cooperation with the administrative units of the DFG and the state government. You should also contribute to the substantive and administrative organisation of the Integrated Research Training Group, which is an important unit of CRC 1266.

 

Prerequisites: Prerequisites for a successful application are a qualified doctorate in the field of pre- and protohistoric archaeology, which is thematically related to the profile of CRC 1266 “Scales of Transformation: Human-Environmental Interaction in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies”, experience in the conception of interdisciplinary joint applications, very good knowledge of English and expertise in the areas of social and environmental archaeology. In addition, experience in international collaborative projects, in interdisciplinary science management and science communication is an advantage for a successful application.

 

Contact: Johannes Müller, Wiebke Kirleis

 

 

Subproject Z1 “Central Administration and Coordination”

In subproject Z1, one position as a project manager (m/f/d). If the requirements of the tariff are fulfilled, the payment takes place in the federal wage category 11 TV-L. The regular weekly working time corresponds to full employment (currently 38.7 hours). The position is to be filled for a fixed term until 30.06.2024.
 

Reference code: Z1_PM

Profile: Central Administration, Finance and Personnel Administration, Project Management

 

The central task of the project management is financial management: handling and control of financial resources of the overall budget of CRC 1266, support of personnel management and support in the organisation of external and internal events, international workshops and lecture series as well as committee meetings; supervision of guest researchers, summer schools and retreats.

 

Prerequisites: Prerequisites for a successful application are a completed academic education (a Bachelor’s degree), preferably in the fields affiliated with the Johanna Mestorf Academy, as well as basic knowledge of business administration and science management. Further prerequisites include a very good knowledge of English, very good IT skills, thorough and responsible work methods as well as the ability to work in a team, resilience and flexibility. The following additional criteria are advantageous: Experience in interdisciplinary collaborative projects (including communication tasks, finance and human resource management in higher education), further foreign language skills and interest in further education in the area of science management and a class B driver’s license.

 

Contact: Johannes Müller, Wiebke Kirleis

 

 

Subproject Z2 “Data Management, Analysis and Presentation: Construction of the Landscape Archaeology Geoportal “LandMan” as a Service for the CRC 1266”

In subproject Z2, a position as an IT systems technician is to be filled. If the requirements of the wage category are fulfilled, payment is made according to federal wage category 11 TV-L. The regular weekly working time corresponds to full employment (currently 38.7 hours). The position is to be filled for a fixed term until 30.06.2024.

 

Reference code: Z2_TA

You will be involved in the IT system administration of the CRC and will fulfil the following tasks:

  • Selection, installation and maintenance of hardware and software and other technical devices in heterogeneous work environments (PC, client server, Unix, Windows and Mac OS), in particular the independent development of virtualisation, security and backup concepts (VMs, Firewalls, secure NFS, etc.).,
  • Programming in various languages, especially scripting languages,
  • Technical support and instruction of users (employees, students) in the applied hardware and software as well as technical support for data integration and the development of database interfaces,
  • Setting up databases (relational, object-relational and NoSQL databases) and the administration of these,
  • Participation in the development and distribution of software for research projects in the areas of data science, information systems and internet programming,
  • Support in the implementation of computer science internships and practice-oriented seminars,
  • Technical support for the website.

 

Further support is expected for the:

  • Development of a geo-archaeological information network 
  • Further development of the geodata portal “LandMan” 
  • Entry of data into the geodata portal “LandMan”
     

Prerequisites: Prerequisites for a successful application include a completed (technical) university degree in computer science or a related discipline or training as an IT specialist with several years of job experience and corresponding experience in the IT field. In addition to a good knowledge of English, knowledge and practical experience in the following areas are required:

  • Linux system administration
  • Operation of web servers (Apache), wikis, database management systems (incl. No SQL)
  • Administration of distributed work environments with virtualisation and security concepts.
     

A focused, detailed and problem-solving work approach is expected, plus flexibility and diligence.

Contact: Matthias Renz, Rainer Duttmann, Wolfgang Hamer

 

b) One position for science communication and public outreach (m/f/d)
 

Subproject Ö “Science communication and public outreach”

In subproject Ö, one position for press and public outreach is to be filled. If the requirements of the wage category are fulfilled, payment is made according to federal wage category 11 TV-L. The regular weekly working time equals 50% of that of full employment (currently 19.35 hours). The position is to be filled for a fixed term until 30.06.2024.

 

Reference code: Ö_PO

Profile: Public Relations, Science Communication

 

The scope of responsibility in the area of ​​public relations includes the development and implementation of high-profile projects, in particular the conception of a digital exhibition. Further tasks include the independent writing of popular science texts, also in English, the maintenance of the homepage and social media as well as participation in scientific conferences to represent the CRC 1266. Press releases must be written and contacts to journalistic media established.

 

Prerequisites: A prerequisite for a successful application is a qualified doctorate in the field of pre- and protohistoric archaeology, which is thematically related to the profile of CRC 1266 “Scales of Transformation: Human-Environmental Interaction in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies”. Further prerequisites include experience in science communication, especially in the writing of press releases, homepage teasers and social media, participation in interdisciplinary collaborative projects, experience in the organization of and regular participation in international scientific conferences and workshops. Very good English language skills are expected.

 

Contact: Wiebke Kirleis, Johannes Müller

 

 

Kiel University aims at increasing the number of women in research and academic teaching and strongly encourages applications of accordingly qualified women. Women will be preferred, provided equal qualifications and scientific performance.

 

The CAU supports the employment of severely disabled persons. Therefore, severely disabled persons will be preferred, provided equal qualifications and scientific performance.

 

Applicants with a migration background are particularly welcomed.

 

 

The application documents can be submitted in German or English. Please be sure to include the reference code of the position for which you are applying at the beginning of your cover letter! Please send the application summarised in one pdf-fileThe application deadline for all positions is 23.08.2020.  

 

Your application should include a cover letter and your curriculum vitae (including a list of publications). In addition, the following documents should be submitted: 

For the scientific coordination positions:

  • Letter of motivation
  • Names of 2 references with contact information
  • PDF file with your dissertation
  • Verification of acquired university degrees and proof of doctoral completion

 

For the project management position:

  • Letter of motivation
  • Names of 2 references with contact information
  • Verification of acquired university degrees

 

For the IT systems technician position:

  • Letter of motivation
  • Names of 2 references with contact information
  • Verification of acquired university degrees

 

For the press and public outreach position:

  • PDF file with your dissertation
  • Verification of acquired university degrees and proof of doctoral completion
  • Draft of a press release about the CRC 1266
  • Draft for a digital exhibition of the CRC 1266

Please send your application to:

 

Prof. Dr. Johannes Müller

Speaker – CRC 1266

Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel

Leibnizstr. 3 

24118 Kiel

Germany

Via e-mail (office@sfb1266.uni-kiel.de)

 

For more information, please contact: office@sfb1266.uni-kiel.de

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