12/12/2019

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Catholic Theology
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Religious sciencesChurch studies
    Religious sciencesComparative religion
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    21/01/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10369
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The research unit „Theology and History of the Eastern Churches“ (belonging to the department of „Historical Theology“) is looking for a qualified colleague to assist in our work. This position requires your interest in theology, history and law of the Orthodox Churches, in particular from the early modern period up to the 19th century, and your willingness to participate in research projects. Within the scope of the University we offer possibilities for further education and for experience in teaching. We also provide a creative and pleasant working atmosphere. The starting salary corresponds to the scales set officially by the University of Vienna.

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

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Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree ) in the area of Theology, preferably with focus in the area of the Christian East

– previous focus of research in the area of Theology, History and Law of the Orthodox Churches

– Experience in handling of (in particular modern) sources of Eastern Churches

– Teaching experience in the field of higher education

– High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing - preferably good language competencies in medieval greek or a slavic language - Excellent command of written and spoken English - IT user skills - Ability to work in a team

Selection process

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree ) in the area of Theology, preferably with focus in the area of the Christian East

– previous focus of research in the area of Theology, History and Law of the Orthodox Churches

– Experience in handling of (in particular modern) sources of Eastern Churches

– Teaching experience in the field of higher education

– High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing - preferably good language competencies in medieval greek or a slavic language - 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
    Religious sciencesChurch studies
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Religious sciencesComparative religion
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree ) in the area of Theology, preferably with focus in the area of the Christian East

– previous focus of research in the area of Theology, History and Law of the Orthodox Churches

– Experience in handling of (in particular modern) sources of Eastern Churches

– Teaching experience in the field of higher education

– High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing - preferably good language competencies in medieval greek or a slavic language - 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
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 the area of Theology, preferably with focus in the area of the Christian East

– previous focus of research in the area of Theology, History and Law of the Orthodox Churches

– Experience in handling of (in particular modern) sources of Eastern Churches

– Teaching experience in the field of higher education

– High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing - preferably good language competencies in medieval greek or a slavic language - 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
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 Historical Theology
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 472532
Posting organisation offer ID: 10369

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