The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.10.2022 of a
University Assistant (post doc)at the Department of History
Reference number: 13311
The Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies is offering a post-doc position in the Department of History.
Duration of employment: 5 year/s
Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
Participation in research and teaching in the field of Austrian History; offering classes autonomously in the history programs of Vienna University (BA, MA, and Second School Teaching Certificate); general administration duties. It is expected that candidates will take further steps in their career (Habilitation), publish in their fields and present papers at conferences.
Ph.D. in history with a focus on Medieval and/or Early Modern History, preferably c. 13th-16th, with a focus on Austria in its European context and/or on comparative Central European history.
Teaching qualities and teaching experience are expected, as is the ability and commitment to participate in the department´s administration. Broad experience in working with archival and other sources is a prerequisite; the participation in one of the Faculty´s key research areas (FSP Austria in Its Context, Historical and Cultural European Studies) is encouraged. Besides excellent language skills in English and/or German, we expect candidates to have very good knowledge of Latin as well as of one or more Central European languages (preferably Hungarian, Czech), experiences in Digital Humanities are welcome.
– Letter of motivation
– Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses taught, and a list of talks given)
– Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
– Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference
|Main research field||Special research fields||Importance|
|History, Archaeology||Science of history||MUST|
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 18.07.2022, mentioning reference number 13311.
For further information please contact Lutter, Christina +43-1-4277-27290.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.
Source : University of Vienna