30/08/2017

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/09/2017 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2017
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    14/48-2016/17
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

The advertised position is in the research field of Late Antique and Early Christian Archaeology and offers unique opportunities for carrying out cross-disciplinary research.

The position requires the active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves:
• Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
• Preparing/writing a habilitation thesis
• Involvement in research projects and active participation in fieldwork related to Late Antique and Early Christian Archaeology
• Participation in the key research areas „Material Culture and History of Visual Culture Cultures and Media of the Visual”
• Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third party funding.
• Independent teaching of students as defined by the collective agreement
• Supervision of students during fieldwork
• Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration The position requires the active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves:
• Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
• Preparing/writing a habilitation thesis
• Involvement in research projects and active participation in fieldwork related to Late Antique and Early Christian Archaeology
• Participation in the key research areas „Material Culture and History of Visual Culture Cultures and Media of the Visual”
• Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third party funding.
• Independent teaching of students as defined by the collective agreement
• Supervision of students during fieldwork
• Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

• PhD degree or equivalent qualification in archaeology (Classical or Late Antique and Early Christian Archaeology).
• Research record, international presentation experience and publications in the field of Late antique and Early Christian Archaeology
• Field work experience
• Skills in material culture studies and in applying archaeo-science to field study and to material culture
• Excellent command of academic English
• The ability to work in team

Selection process

• PhD degree or equivalent qualification in archaeology (Classical or Late Antique and Early Christian Archaeology).
• Research record, international presentation experience and publications in the field of Late antique and Early Christian Archaeology
• Field work experience
• Skills in material culture studies and in applying archaeo-science to field study and to material culture
• Excellent command of academic English
• The ability to work in team

Additional comments

The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 88,000 students are enrolled in 180 courses at the University of Vienna. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with 8,900 employees, 6,700 of whom are scientists and academics.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

• PhD degree or equivalent qualification in archaeology (Classical or Late Antique and Early Christian Archaeology).
• Research record, international presentation experience and publications in the field of Late antique and Early Christian Archaeology
• Field work experience
• Skills in material culture studies and in applying archaeo-science to field study and to material culture
• Excellent command of academic English
• The ability to work in team Desirable additional qualifications:

• Teaching experience

• Knowledge of university processes and structures

• Experience abroad

• Spoken German is an advantage but not a requirement

The applications must be written in English and include:

• Letter of motivation (1 or 2 pages max)

• Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)

• Description of research agenda or of the intended research project (2/3 pages max)

• Contact details of 3 scholars who could provide a letter of reference (the latter will be contacted only if the application is under closer consideration)

Specific Requirements

• PhD degree or equivalent qualification in archaeology (Classical or Late Antique and Early Christian Archaeology).
• Research record, international presentation experience and publications in the field of Late antique and Early Christian Archaeology
• Field work experience
• Skills in material culture studies and in applying archaeo-science to field study and to material culture
• Excellent command of academic English
• The ability to work in team Desirable additional qualifications:

• Teaching experience

• Knowledge of university processes and structures

• Experience abroad

• Spoken German is an advantage but not a requirement

The applications must be written in English and include:

• Letter of motivation (1 or 2 pages max)

• Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)

• Description of research agenda or of the intended research project (2/3 pages max)

• Contact details of 3 scholars who could provide a letter of reference (the latter will be contacted only if the application is under closer consideration)

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 239081
Posting organisation offer ID: 14/48-2016/17