Research Assistant in (Byzantine) Greek Philology

Ghent University, Belgium

Deadline: 21 June 2019

The Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams (DBBE,, based at Ghent University, will launch a completely revamped version in the near future, and is therefore seeking a well-qualified collaborator to maintain data and prepare records.

The candidate will be part of a team of pre- and postdoctoral scholars within the project Poetry from the Margins. Literary, linguistic, philological and cultural-historical analysis of a new corpus of Byzantine book epigrams (800-1453), directed by Professor Kristoffel Demoen and generously supported by the Research Fund of Ghent University (within the “Concerted Research Actions” program). It is based at the Greek Section of the Departments of Literary Studies and Linguistics.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae (including accurate information on grades and study results), a motivation letter, and two letters of reference. Applications must be sent electronically (preferably as pdf) to Floris Bernard (, no later than June 21, 2019.

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