Applications are invited for the position of post-doctoral researcher to work within the theme of the EX-PATRIA project at the Research Center UMR 8164-HALMA, Lille, France. Their main task will be to contribute to the prosopographical database of Late Antique migrants who were crossing the border between the Roman and the Sasanian empires. The more precise thematic and geographical foci of this prosopographical work, as well as its principal source base, will depend on the candidate’s profile and specialisation.
This is a full-time fixed-duration contract position of 12-24 months.
The successful application with have a PhD degree in Late Roman / Early Byzantine History or in a relevant neighbouring field and knowledge of knowledge of Ancient Greek and Latin. Proficiency in English and some French are also required.
The position is funded by the University of Lille, in the framework of the Junior Professor Chair held by Ekaterina Nechaeva at the Hub Sociétés and the project “EX-PATRIA. Conflicts, Contacts, and Circulation between Rome and Iran in Late Antiquity”. It is hosted by the Research Center UMR 8164-HALMA.