27/11/2020

Tenure Track

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Rectorate
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    17/12/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    11621
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Open to new ideas. Since 1365. The University of Vienna is a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes. We are committed to basic research that is open to applications and to research-led teaching, as well as to the dialogue with economy and society. We strive to actively promote the careers of young researchers, to contribute to the education of future generations and to augment the society’s ability to innovate. We invite you to become part of this dynamic and vibrant organisation.

At the Faculty of Life Sciences of the University of Vienna the position of a

Tenure-Track Professorship
for the field of
Archaeological Science

(full-time position) is to be filled.

Candidates for the tenure-track professorship should have an excellent international track record of research on the development of analytical tools, in particular chronometric and biomolecular methodologies. Applications to archaeological and palaeo-environmental investigations are particularly welcome. Preference will be given to applicants whose research focus concerns human evolution in Europe and Asia. Successful candidates are expected to have already won an excellence Grant (FWF Start, ERC Starting grant or equivalent) in this field.

The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at). The University strives to increase the share of women in professorial positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application documents:
Please submit a single PDF document named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to tenuretrack.personal@univie.ac.at containing the following information (in English).
1. Cover Sheet and Table of Contents
2. Letter of motivation
3. Academic curriculum vitae
o key terms that best describe your own research interests
o education, degrees (incl. information about the PhD granting institution and the exact date DD.MM.YYYY when the PhD was conferred)
o professional experience
o applicable parental leave, family or other care times, …
o scientific or scholarly “esteem factors” (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)
o previous and current cooperation partners
o complete list of acquired third-party funded projects as principal investigator (role, subject, duration, funding agency, funding volume), and, if applicable, of inventions/patents
o list of most important scientific talks (max. 10)
o list of courses taught
o list of theses supervised
4. List of publications
o link to own ORCID iD record
o if common in your field of research provide information about indexation in data bases such as SCIE, SSCI, AHCI, citations resp. book reviews received or other indicators of scientific quality/international visibility (best paper award, etc.) The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at). The University strives to increase the share of women in professorial positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application documents:
Please submit a single PDF document named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to tenuretrack.personal@univie.ac.at containing the following information (in English).
1. Cover Sheet and Table of Contents
2. Letter of motivation
3. Academic curriculum vitae
o key terms that best describe your own research interests
o education, degrees (incl. information about the PhD granting institution and the exact date DD.MM.YYYY when the PhD was conferred)
o professional experience
o applicable parental leave, family or other care times, …
o scientific or scholarly “esteem factors” (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)
o previous and current cooperation partners
o complete list of acquired third-party funded projects as principal investigator (role, subject, duration, funding agency, funding volume), and, if applicable, of inventions/patents
o list of most important scientific talks (max. 10)
o list of courses taught
o list of theses supervised
4. List of publications
o link to own ORCID iD record
o if common in your field of research provide information about indexation in data bases such as SCIE, SSCI, AHCI, citations resp. book reviews received or other indicators of scientific quality/international visibility (best paper award, etc.)

More Information

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:
• The successful applicant must have obtained an excellence grant – ERC (ERC Starting Grant, ERC Consolidator Grant) or FWF-START
• Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
• Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
• Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
• Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

We offer:
• the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor. The successful candidate is hired as “Assistant professor” for a maximum duration of six years. If the candidate meets the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, the assistant professor is promoted to tenured “associate professor”, i.e. obtains a permanent position. If the conditions are not met, the employment will end upon expiry of the contract. Associate professors can be promoted to “full professor” through a university-internal competitive procedure.
• at least a salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff: section 49, job group A2 with the conclusion of the qualification agreement
• in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension scheme to its employees
• a dynamic research environment
• attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
• a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions

Selection process

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:
• The successful applicant must have obtained an excellence grant – ERC (ERC Starting Grant, ERC Consolidator Grant) or FWF-START
• Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
• Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
• Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
• Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

We offer:
• the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor. The successful candidate is hired as “Assistant professor” for a maximum duration of six years. If the candidate meets the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, the assistant professor is promoted to tenured “associate professor”, i.e. obtains a permanent position. If the conditions are not met, the employment will end upon expiry of the contract. Associate professors can be promoted to “full professor” through a university-internal competitive procedure.
• at least a salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff: section 49, job group A2 with the conclusion of the qualification agreement
• in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension scheme to its employees
• a dynamic research environment
• attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
• a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions

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

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:
• The successful applicant must have obtained an excellence grant – ERC (ERC Starting Grant, ERC Consolidator Grant) or FWF-START
• Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
• Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
• Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
• Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

We offer:
• the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor. The successful candidate is hired as “Assistant professor” for a maximum duration of six years. If the candidate meets the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, the assistant professor is promoted to tenured “associate professor”, i.e. obtains a permanent position. If the conditions are not met, the employment will end upon expiry of the contract. Associate professors can be promoted to “full professor” through a university-internal competitive procedure.
• at least a salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff: section 49, job group A2 with the conclusion of the qualification agreement
• in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension scheme to its employees
• a dynamic research environment
• attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
• a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions
5. Research statement
o explain your previous research achievements (max. 2 pages) and future research plans (max. 4 pages)
o name the three most important publications with an explanation of their relevance for this tenure track professorship
o describe your publication strategy
6. Teaching statement
o explain your teaching and supervision concept, including a description of the previous and planned priorities in academic teaching and supervision (max. 2 pages)
Appendices to application document (in a single PDF or ZIP file named “LastName_FirstName_Appendices.pdf/zip”):
a. Three key publications as electronic full text version (if not publicly available)
b. Teaching evaluations (if available, compiled into a single PDF file)
c. Copies of certificates of academic degrees (mandatory, compiled into a single PDF file)
Reference no.: XXX (assigned by the Job Center)

The application deadline is TT Monat JJJJ.

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Specific Requirements

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:
• The successful applicant must have obtained an excellence grant – ERC (ERC Starting Grant, ERC Consolidator Grant) or FWF-START
• Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
• Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
• Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
• Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

We offer:
• the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor. The successful candidate is hired as “Assistant professor” for a maximum duration of six years. If the candidate meets the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, the assistant professor is promoted to tenured “associate professor”, i.e. obtains a permanent position. If the conditions are not met, the employment will end upon expiry of the contract. Associate professors can be promoted to “full professor” through a university-internal competitive procedure.
• at least a salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff: section 49, job group A2 with the conclusion of the qualification agreement
• in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension scheme to its employees
• a dynamic research environment
• attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
• a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions
5. Research statement
o explain your previous research achievements (max. 2 pages) and future research plans (max. 4 pages)
o name the three most important publications with an explanation of their relevance for this tenure track professorship
o describe your publication strategy
6. Teaching statement
o explain your teaching and supervision concept, including a description of the previous and planned priorities in academic teaching and supervision (max. 2 pages)
Appendices to application document (in a single PDF or ZIP file named “LastName_FirstName_Appendices.pdf/zip”):
a. Three key publications as electronic full text version (if not publicly available)
b. Teaching evaluations (if available, compiled into a single PDF file)
c. Copies of certificates of academic degrees (mandatory, compiled into a single PDF file)
Reference no.: XXX (assigned by the Job Center)

The application deadline is TT Monat JJJJ.

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Rectorate
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 581775
Posting organisation offer ID: 11621

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