27/11/2020

University Assistant (prae doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ArtsOther
    Cultural studiesOther
    EconomicsOther
    HistoryAncient history
    HistoryArchaeology
    HistoryContemporary history
    HistoryHistory of science
    HistoryLocal history
    HistoryMedieval history
    HistoryModern history
    HistoryNumismatics
    HistoryOther
    HistoryPaleography
    HistoryPolitical history
    Language sciencesLinguistics
    Language sciencesOther
    SociologyOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/01/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Wien
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    11536
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Vienna Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies (SHCS; https://shcs.univie.ac.at/) seeks to fill four positions of University Assistants ("prae doc"). Successful canidates conduct their research and work in one of the SHCS' seven research clusters (Ancient, Byzantine and Medieval Studies; East European and Eurasian Studies; Archeology and Material Culture; Art History and Visual Culture; Social and Economic Spaces; State, Politics, and Governance in Historical Perspective; Women’s and Gender History). They transcend periods, disciplines, and regions and offer the exceptional opportunity to study in a truly cross-disciplinary setting.

The SHCS invites application from graduates of all historical-cultural subjects with an outstanding master degree who seek to work on their doctoral project within the vital and international atmosphere of the University of Vienna. Doctoral candidates are expected to conclude a doctoral thesis agreement in 12 months. They teach undergraduates and contribute to the SHCS’ activities. The SHCS offers its fellows a structured doctoral program and excellent supervision. Moreover, it promotes international mobility, networking and individual career planning through scholarships and workshops.

carrying out research towards a doctoral degree
publishing results in international media
present findings at international conferences and seminars
teaching undergraduate students
active involvement in the SHCS’ activities carrying out research towards a doctoral degree
publishing results in international media
present findings at international conferences and seminars
teaching undergraduate students
active involvement in the SHCS’ activities

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Benefits

Eligibility criteria

outstanding master degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
strong written and verbal skills
excellent command of spoken and written English
social competence and integrative skills

Selection process

outstanding master degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
strong written and verbal skills
excellent command of spoken and written English
social competence and integrative skills

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
    ArtsOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studiesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EconomicsOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryAncient history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • 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
    HistoryNumismatics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryPaleography
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryPolitical history
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesLinguistics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    SociologyOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

outstanding master degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
strong written and verbal skills
excellent command of spoken and written English
social competence and integrative skills
international experience

capability and willingness of multidisciplinary co-operation

excellent organizational skills

Application documents:

- letter of motivation, including a statement on the research cluster of choice
- academic curriculum vitae and a list of publication and given talks
- exposé of the dissertation project (max. 13.000 signs)
- scans of university diplomas

Two reference letters by academic referees should be submitted directly to the SHCS (shcs.hkw@univie.ac.at) by January 31, 2021.

Specific Requirements

outstanding master degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
strong written and verbal skills
excellent command of spoken and written English
social competence and integrative skills
international experience

capability and willingness of multidisciplinary co-operation

excellent organizational skills

Application documents:

- letter of motivation, including a statement on the research cluster of choice
- academic curriculum vitae and a list of publication and given talks
- exposé of the dissertation project (max. 13.000 signs)
- scans of university diplomas

Two reference letters by academic referees should be submitted directly to the SHCS (shcs.hkw@univie.ac.at) by January 31, 2021.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
Austria
VIENNA
Wien
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 581782
Posting organisation offer ID: 11536

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