01/12/2020

University Assistant (prae doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studiesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    06/01/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/03/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    11537
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Digital Humanities is a professorship established in 2016 at the Department of History at the University of Vienna, with strong links to the ongoing activities of the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (ACDH-CH) based at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). The Digital Humanities teaching and research programme focuses on the ways in which digital tools and methods can be used to support and advance a better understanding of history. As a pre-doctoral University Assistant you will have the chance to work in a cutting-edge and dynamic environment, breaking new ground in humanities methodology for historical research, and passing on these methods and skills to students in the classroom.

Independent delivery of teaching offerings (1.5–3 SWS depending on salary grade); participation in research, teaching-related and administrative tasks; (inter)national publication and presentation activities; contribution to organisation of conferences, meetings and other external activies; student support and examination activities. The conclusion of a dissertation agreement in the field of Digital Humanities is expected within 12 to 18 months. Independent delivery of teaching offerings (1.5–3 SWS depending on salary grade); participation in research, teaching-related and administrative tasks; (inter)national publication and presentation activities; contribution to organisation of conferences, meetings and other external activies; student support and examination activities. The conclusion of a dissertation agreement in the field of Digital Humanities is expected within 12 to 18 months.

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Benefits

Eligibility criteria

Master’s degree in a field related to digital humanities and/or historical studies, preferably with a focus on material culture

Selection process

Master’s degree in a field related to digital humanities and/or historical studies, preferably with a focus on material culture

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
    Cultural studiesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Master’s degree in a field related to digital humanities and/or historical studies, preferably with a focus on material culture excellent IT skills, including experience with digital methods for the humanities, such as programming in Python or another programming language, web programming with Javascript-based frameworks, relational or graph databases, or GIS and mapping technologies; intention to complete a Ph.D. project relevant to the field of digital humanities and within the supervision capacities of the University Professor of Digital Humanities; excellent spoken and written English skills; ability to work well with a team both local and remote.

Application materials:
- Letter of motivation
- Academic CV
- List of publications, teaching evaluations (if available)
- Short abstract for a dissertation project
- Degree certificate(s)

Specific Requirements

Master’s degree in a field related to digital humanities and/or historical studies, preferably with a focus on material culture excellent IT skills, including experience with digital methods for the humanities, such as programming in Python or another programming language, web programming with Javascript-based frameworks, relational or graph databases, or GIS and mapping technologies; intention to complete a Ph.D. project relevant to the field of digital humanities and within the supervision capacities of the University Professor of Digital Humanities; excellent spoken and written English skills; ability to work well with a team both local and remote.

Application materials:
- Letter of motivation
- Academic CV
- List of publications, teaching evaluations (if available)
- Short abstract for a dissertation project
- Degree certificate(s)

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of History
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 582754
Posting organisation offer ID: 11537

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