18/07/2019

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Catholic Theology
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Religious sciencesBiblical studies
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    07/08/2019 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    9846
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

We are a team of three scholars who research and teach Old Testament Studies with different focus. We are looking for a qualified staff member. Apart from tasks within the department (participation in research, administration and teaching due to extent regulations of wage agreement) there is spare time for writing a Habilitation in Old Testament Studies. As part of the University we can offer good training opportunities, a creative and pleasant working environment, the opportunity to intensify your teaching, and an appropriate starting salary (according to the general conditions of the University of Vienna).

Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile; designing a realistic perspective on the own development (habilitation thesis etc.)
- 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

Expected are support in proofreading and critical notes on publications. Both in content and administrative support, the candiate shall prepare congresses and excursions (esp. the continual Israel trip). This shall be done in tight cowork with the assistent of organisation. Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile; designing a realistic perspective on the own development (habilitation thesis etc.)
- 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

Expected are support in proofreading and critical notes on publications. Both in content and administrative support, the candiate shall prepare congresses and excursions (esp. the continual Israel trip). This shall be done in tight cowork with the assistent of organisation.

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Professional competence: Old Testament Studies
- Methodological competence:The candidate has to be firm in the technical and fundamental hermeneutical aspects of OTS.
- Didactic competence: Teaching Experience; basic and further qualifications in teaching competence; Ability to develop teaching competence.
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team; easy in contact

Selection process

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Professional competence: Old Testament Studies
- Methodological competence:The candidate has to be firm in the technical and fundamental hermeneutical aspects of OTS.
- Didactic competence: Teaching Experience; basic and further qualifications in teaching competence; Ability to develop teaching competence.
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team; easy in contact

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
    Religious sciencesBiblical studies
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Professional competence: Old Testament Studies
- Methodological competence:The candidate has to be firm in the technical and fundamental hermeneutical aspects of OTS.
- Didactic competence: Teaching Experience; basic and further qualifications in teaching competence; Ability to develop teaching competence.
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team; easy in contact 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 / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Specific Requirements

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Professional competence: Old Testament Studies
- Methodological competence:The candidate has to be firm in the technical and fundamental hermeneutical aspects of OTS.
- Didactic competence: Teaching Experience; basic and further qualifications in teaching competence; Ability to develop teaching competence.
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team; easy in contact 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 / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 428672
Posting organisation offer ID: 9846

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