08/03/2018

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesLanguages
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    06/04/2018 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    09/04/2018
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    8458
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

The Department of German at the University of Vienna is the largest center for research and education for all areas related to the German language and all literatures in German. The five core areas are: Modern German Literature, Medieval German Literature and Old and Middle High German, Linguistics, German as a Foreign/Second Language and Subject Didactics. In addition to that the areas Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Literary Theory and Literature for Young People are established.

Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- PhD in German studies with a focus on medieval studies

- Research or teaching experience in 13th-15th century literature

- Competence in one of the following fields are of advantage: historical narratology, 19th and 20th century medievalism

- Teaching programm and/or evaluation of teaching

- High command of written and oral language

- Excellent command of written and spoken English

- Computer literacy

- Ability to work in teams

Selection process

- PhD in German studies with a focus on medieval studies

- Research or teaching experience in 13th-15th century literature

- Competence in one of the following fields are of advantage: historical narratology, 19th and 20th century medievalism

- Teaching programm and/or evaluation of teaching

- High command of written and oral language

- Excellent command of written and spoken English

- Computer literacy

- Ability to work in teams

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
    Language sciencesLanguages
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- PhD in German studies with a focus on medieval studies

- Research or teaching experience in 13th-15th century literature

- Competence in one of the following fields are of advantage: historical narratology, 19th and 20th century medievalism

- Teaching programm and/or evaluation of teaching

- High command of written and oral language

- Excellent command of written and spoken English

- Computer literacy

- Ability to work in teams In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
- International presentation experience
Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience of supervising students

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Specific Requirements

- PhD in German studies with a focus on medieval studies

- Research or teaching experience in 13th-15th century literature

- Competence in one of the following fields are of advantage: historical narratology, 19th and 20th century medievalism

- Teaching programm and/or evaluation of teaching

- High command of written and oral language

- Excellent command of written and spoken English

- Computer literacy

- Ability to work in teams In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
- International presentation experience
Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience of supervising students

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of German Studies
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 286471
Posting organisation offer ID: 8458