19/11/2019

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Catholic Theology
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Religious sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    09/12/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10263
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

You can expect the opportunity to take part in a self-responsible way and in cooperation with the professor in the process of restructuring the former institute for canon law to an insitute für canon and religious state-law. Therefore, apart from your competences in canon law, this position requires your interest in the legal order of the relationship of the state(s) and religious communities as well as your willingness to participate in research projects concerning religious state-law.

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

Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Canon Law and/or Catholic Theology or Doctoral Degree in Civil Law plus Master in Theology
Professional competence: research focus in canon law topics and religious state-law
Methodological competence: experience in handling of primary sources of canon law and legal methodology
Experience in establishing contacts to officials of various religious communities and state officials
Didactic competence
High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
Very good command of written and spoken English and German
Good command of spoken Italian and basics in Spanish
IT user skills (MS Office)
Professional experience in teamwork

Selection process

Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Canon Law and/or Catholic Theology or Doctoral Degree in Civil Law plus Master in Theology
Professional competence: research focus in canon law topics and religious state-law
Methodological competence: experience in handling of primary sources of canon law and legal methodology
Experience in establishing contacts to officials of various religious communities and state officials
Didactic competence
High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
Very good command of written and spoken English and German
Good command of spoken Italian and basics in Spanish
IT user skills (MS Office)
Professional experience in teamwork

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 sciencesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Canon Law and/or Catholic Theology or Doctoral Degree in Civil Law plus Master in Theology
Professional competence: research focus in canon law topics and religious state-law
Methodological competence: experience in handling of primary sources of canon law and legal methodology
Experience in establishing contacts to officials of various religious communities and state officials
Didactic competence
High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
Very good command of written and spoken English and German
Good command of spoken Italian and basics in Spanish
IT user skills (MS Office)
Professional experience in teamwork
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 practical application of canon law (church adminstration and/or church tribunal)
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 in Canon Law and/or Catholic Theology or Doctoral Degree in Civil Law plus Master in Theology
Professional competence: research focus in canon law topics and religious state-law
Methodological competence: experience in handling of primary sources of canon law and legal methodology
Experience in establishing contacts to officials of various religious communities and state officials
Didactic competence
High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
Very good command of written and spoken English and German
Good command of spoken Italian and basics in Spanish
IT user skills (MS Office)
Professional experience in teamwork
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 practical application of canon law (church adminstration and/or church tribunal)
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 Church Law
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 464828
Posting organisation offer ID: 10263

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