09/10/2019

University Assistant (post doc)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Centre for Teacher Education
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Educational sciencesEducation
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    29/10/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10079
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

With 27 subjects, one specialization and over 12,000 students enrolled in teacher education programmes the University of Vienna is the biggest teacher education institution in Austria. The Centre for Teacher Education is the organizational focal point for all questions regarding the teacher education programme at the University of Vienna. In cooperation with the other faculties and centres as well as the partner organizations of the 'Verbund Nord-Ost'; it aims to strengthen and further develop the quality of research and teaching in the field of teacher education. We're searching for a committed university assistant (post doc) for the section Education at the Department for Teacher Education.

The advertised position is located in the field of School Pedagogy with Particular Emphasis on Social, Cultural and Linguistic Diversity. The successful candidate is expected to actively participate 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 The advertised position is located in the field of School Pedagogy with Particular Emphasis on Social, Cultural and Linguistic Diversity. The successful candidate is expected to actively participate 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

Doctoral degree/PhD degree - Professional competence in the fields of school pedagogy and diversity/inclusion - Very high methodological competence in the fields of empirical educational research and statistics (e.g. structural equation modelling, multilevel models, IRT) - Didactic competence in unversity teaching - 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

Selection process

Doctoral degree/PhD degree - Professional competence in the fields of school pedagogy and diversity/inclusion - Very high methodological competence in the fields of empirical educational research and statistics (e.g. structural equation modelling, multilevel models, IRT) - Didactic competence in unversity teaching - 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

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
    Educational sciencesEducation
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Doctoral degree/PhD degree - Professional competence in the fields of school pedagogy and diversity/inclusion - Very high methodological competence in the fields of empirical educational research and statistics (e.g. structural equation modelling, multilevel models, IRT) - Didactic competence in unversity teaching - 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 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 - Experience in applying for funding 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 in the fields of school pedagogy and diversity/inclusion - Very high methodological competence in the fields of empirical educational research and statistics (e.g. structural equation modelling, multilevel models, IRT) - Didactic competence in unversity teaching - 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 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 - Experience in applying for funding 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

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department for Teacher Education
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 453085
Posting organisation offer ID: 10079

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