26/07/2021

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Catholic Theology
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhilosophyEthics
    Religious sciencesTheology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/09/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Wien
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/11/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    12191
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

At the Department of Systematic Theology and Ethics, at the Chair of Social Ethics, a post-doctoral position is to be filled for a period of 6 years. We are looking for a scholar who conducts high-level research in the field of Christian social ethics or Christian social sciences and who aspires to an academic career.

At the Chair of Social Ethics, research is carried out with reference to empirical social sciences and social theory and with humanities and philosophical methods. As a subject of theological ethics, social ethics works philosophically and ethically. It reflects the connections between belief, religion and ethics. In addition to the fundamental questions of Christian social ethics, the work focuses on technology (digitality, automation) and society, media ethics, political ethics and business ethics.

https://se-ktf.univie.ac.at/

Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening an independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening an independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

More Information

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- High academic ambitions
- Research interests in the field of ethics and society
- Doctorate in Christian social ethics (theology) or in political or applied ethics after studying theology
- Professional competence in the field of Christian social ethics, political ethics or applied ethics
- Didactic competence
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English and German
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team

Selection process

- High academic ambitions
- Research interests in the field of ethics and society
- Doctorate in Christian social ethics (theology) or in political or applied ethics after studying theology
- Professional competence in the field of Christian social ethics, political ethics or applied ethics
- Didactic competence
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English and German
- IT user skills
- 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
    PhilosophyEthics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Religious sciencesTheology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- High academic ambitions
- Research interests in the field of ethics and society
- Doctorate in Christian social ethics (theology) or in political or applied ethics after studying theology
- Professional competence in the field of Christian social ethics, political ethics or applied ethics
- Didactic competence
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English and German
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team
In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
- International presentation experience
Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience of supervising students

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Specific Requirements

- High academic ambitions
- Research interests in the field of ethics and society
- Doctorate in Christian social ethics (theology) or in political or applied ethics after studying theology
- Professional competence in the field of Christian social ethics, political ethics or applied ethics
- Didactic competence
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English and German
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team
In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
- International presentation experience
Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience of supervising students

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Austria
VIENNA
Wien
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 668528
Posting organisation offer ID: 12191

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