27/07/2020

University Assistant (prae doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
    HistoryContemporary history
    HistoryHistory of science
    HistoryLocal history
    HistoryMedieval history
    HistoryModern history
    HistoryOther
    HistoryPolitical history
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    06/09/2020 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/11/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    11138
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

A new professorship for historical transregional studies has been established at the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies. The task of the professorship is to further develop approaches to cultural studies and spatial concepts and to connect the departments of the faculty in research and teaching. One of the priorities to be expanded in the next few years will be rural areas in cross-epoch and transregional dimensions. To support the development of this focus, the position of an university assistant (prae doc) is advertised.

Participation in research, teaching and administration:
- Participation in research projects / research studies
- Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations
- We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months.
-Writing a dissertation with a topic on rural areas in a transregional perspective
- Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement Participation in research, teaching and administration:
- Participation in research projects / research studies
- Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations
- We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months.
-Writing a dissertation with a topic on rural areas in a transregional perspective
- Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement

More Information

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- Completed master's (diploma) degree in history or in a cultural studies course
- Ability to work independently in science
- Good knowledge of spoken and written English
- Good knowledge of German is an advantage, at least basic knowledge of the German language and the willingness to further develop it are expected
- Ability to work in a team

Selection process

- Completed master's (diploma) degree in history or in a cultural studies course
- Ability to work independently in science
- Good knowledge of spoken and written English
- Good knowledge of German is an advantage, at least basic knowledge of the German language and the willingness to further develop it are expected
- 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
    HistoryArchaeology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryContemporary history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryHistory of science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryLocal history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryMedieval history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryModern history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryPolitical history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- Completed master's (diploma) degree in history or in a cultural studies course
- Ability to work independently in science
- Good knowledge of spoken and written English
- Good knowledge of German is an advantage, at least basic knowledge of the German language and the willingness to further develop it are expected
- Ability to work in a team Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of other languages ​​according to the regional focus
- teamwork
- teaching experience
- experience with research projects - international experience

Application documents
- Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
- Curriculum vitae
- list of publications and lectures,
- outline of ideas for a doctoral project (max. 5 pages) from the thematic area outlined above
- Degree certificates

Specific Requirements

- Completed master's (diploma) degree in history or in a cultural studies course
- Ability to work independently in science
- Good knowledge of spoken and written English
- Good knowledge of German is an advantage, at least basic knowledge of the German language and the willingness to further develop it are expected
- Ability to work in a team Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of other languages ​​according to the regional focus
- teamwork
- teaching experience
- experience with research projects - international experience

Application documents
- Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
- Curriculum vitae
- list of publications and lectures,
- outline of ideas for a doctoral project (max. 5 pages) from the thematic area outlined above
- Degree certificates

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculty centre for transdisciplinary historical-cultural studies
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 546072
Posting organisation offer ID: 11138

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