12/12/2019

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Catholic Theology
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Religious sciencesChurch studies
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/01/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/03/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10335
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The area of Church History at the Department of Historical Theology is a research intensive subdivision, which plays an internationally leading role in its research focuses. We expect from the successful applicant excellent performance and high commitment for the job. We offer an inspiring and supportive working environment, flexible working hours and professional development.

Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves - Developing and strengthening the independent research profile - Involvement in research projects / research studies, in particular history of councils and medieval theology - International publications and presentations - Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding - Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis in church history; As part of your application, please, submit a draft proposal for this research project. - 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
A substantial part of your work will consist in assisting the editors of the journal "Archa Verbi. Yearbook of the Study of Medieval Theology". Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves - Developing and strengthening the independent research profile - Involvement in research projects / research studies, in particular history of councils and medieval theology - International publications and presentations - Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding - Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis in church history; As part of your application, please, submit a draft proposal for this research project. - 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
A substantial part of your work will consist in assisting the editors of the journal "Archa Verbi. Yearbook of the Study of Medieval Theology".

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Benefits

Eligibility criteria

Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Catholic Theology, in the area of Church History. - Professional competence in Church History. - Methodological competence: familiarity with theological and historical methods; experience in editing medieval or early modern texts. - Didactic competence in independent 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. - Publication record appropriate to the stage in your carreer; international research experience and international networks; coherent research profile.

Selection process

Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Catholic Theology, in the area of Church History. - Professional competence in Church History. - Methodological competence: familiarity with theological and historical methods; experience in editing medieval or early modern texts. - Didactic competence in independent 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. - Publication record appropriate to the stage in your carreer; international research experience and international networks; coherent research profile.

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 sciencesChurch studies
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Catholic Theology, in the area of Church History. - Professional competence in Church History. - Methodological competence: familiarity with theological and historical methods; experience in editing medieval or early modern texts. - Didactic competence in independent 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. - Publication record appropriate to the stage in your carreer; international research experience and international networks; coherent research profile. - 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 Catholic Theology, in the area of Church History. - Professional competence in Church History. - Methodological competence: familiarity with theological and historical methods; experience in editing medieval or early modern texts. - Didactic competence in independent 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. - Publication record appropriate to the stage in your carreer; international research experience and international networks; coherent research profile. - 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 Historical Theology
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 472530
Posting organisation offer ID: 10335

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