‘Crossing Boundaries. Understanding Complex Scribal Practices in Ancient Egypt’ is a joint research project of the University of Basel, the Université de Liège and the Museo Egizio of Turin. This project is looking for a highly motivated PhD candidate to write a dissertation within the project’s scope under the direction of A. Loprieno (Basel) and S. Polis (Liège). The three-year post is set to start on March 1st, 2020, but an earlier starting date is possible. The PhD candidate will be fully funded for a period of three years, be registered as a PhD student at the University of Basel and be housed in the Department of Ancient Civilizations, but will also regularly travel to Turin and Liège. The PhD dissertation should be completed by February 28, 2023.