14/10/2020

University Assistant (prae doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/11/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Wien
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/02/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    11399
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

A pre-doctoral position (Praedoc - Assistant Prof. Doneus) is advertised at the Department of Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology in the research field of landscape archaeology and geoarchaeology. The aim is to apply earth science methods in the context of landscape and environmental archaeology as well as archaeological prospection. The candidate will have the opportunity to work within an interdisciplinary and international team, and will be exposed to a range of theoretical and methodological approaches and research traditions.
Documents to be submitted:
- Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
- Idea sketch for a prospective dissertation project (max. 2 pages)
- Curriculum vitae including list of publications
- Degree certificates
- Digital copy of the Master's thesis

Participation in research, teaching and administration: - Participation in research projects / scientific studies - Participation in publications / scientific articles / lectures - completed and defended doctoral dissertation prospectus within 12-18 months is expected - Participation in and independent holding of courses to the extent provided for in the collective agreement - Student support - Participation in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposia - Participation in the administration of departments, teaching and research. Participation in research, teaching and administration: - Participation in research projects / scientific studies - Participation in publications / scientific articles / lectures - completed and defended doctoral dissertation prospectus within 12-18 months is expected - Participation in and independent holding of courses to the extent provided for in the collective agreement - Student support - Participation in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposia - Participation in the administration of departments, teaching and research.

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Benefits

Eligibility criteria

Degree in Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology; geoarchaeological experience (e.g. proven training; master's thesis with a relevant topic; participation in relevant field school/research project). Experience with geoarchaeological data acquisition (e.g. mechanical coring, micromorphology). Experience with the interpretation of prospection data (aerial photography, geophysics, airborne laser scanning). High level of written and oral expression - Very good written and spoken English skills - Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (preferably QGIS).

Selection process

Degree in Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology; geoarchaeological experience (e.g. proven training; master's thesis with a relevant topic; participation in relevant field school/research project). Experience with geoarchaeological data acquisition (e.g. mechanical coring, micromorphology). Experience with the interpretation of prospection data (aerial photography, geophysics, airborne laser scanning). High level of written and oral expression - Very good written and spoken English skills - Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (preferably QGIS).

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

  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Degree in Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology; geoarchaeological experience (e.g. proven training; master's thesis with a relevant topic; participation in relevant field school/research project). Experience with geoarchaeological data acquisition (e.g. mechanical coring, micromorphology). Experience with the interpretation of prospection data (aerial photography, geophysics, airborne laser scanning). High level of written and oral expression - Very good written and spoken English skills - Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (preferably QGIS).
Experiences in scientific work are desirable.

Specific Requirements

Degree in Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology; geoarchaeological experience (e.g. proven training; master's thesis with a relevant topic; participation in relevant field school/research project). Experience with geoarchaeological data acquisition (e.g. mechanical coring, micromorphology). Experience with the interpretation of prospection data (aerial photography, geophysics, airborne laser scanning). High level of written and oral expression - Very good written and spoken English skills - Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (preferably QGIS).
Experiences in scientific work are desirable.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology
Austria
VIENNA
Wien
1190
Franz-Klein-Gasse 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 567882
Posting organisation offer ID: 11399

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