Offre d’emploi – University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of History (Universität Wien)

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

to 30.09.2027.

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.

Job Description:
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.
Application documents
– 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

Research fields:

Main research fieldSpecial research fieldsImportance
History, ArchaeologyScience of historyMUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( 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 ( 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

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