22/10/2019

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studiesOther
    Language sciencesLinguistics
    Language sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/11/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/02/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10161
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

The Department of English and American Studies at the University of Vienna wishes to appoint a university assistant (at post-doctoral level). The successful candidate will be expected to hold a PhD in British Cultural and/or Literary Studies, and to teach courses in accordance with the Collective Agreement of the University of Vienna. The position offers the opportunity to write or complete a post-doctoral dissertation (Habilitation).

Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the 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 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 the 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 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

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Second book project in a field of British cultural studies or literary studies that include perspectives of cultural studies
- Professional and methodological competence in the area of British cultures, literatures, media and cultural theory
- experience with/willingness to engage in acquisition of third-party funding
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team

Selection process

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Second book project in a field of British cultural studies or literary studies that include perspectives of cultural studies
- Professional and methodological competence in the area of British cultures, literatures, media and cultural theory
- experience with/willingness to engage in acquisition of third-party funding
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- 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
    Cultural studiesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesLinguistics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Second book project in a field of British cultural studies or literary studies that include perspectives of cultural studies
- Professional and methodological competence in the area of British cultures, literatures, media and cultural theory
- experience with/willingness to engage in acquisition of third-party funding
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- 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 (max. two pages, TNR, font size 12, 1.5 spacing)
- 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/second monograph (max. 5 pages, incl. 1 page time schedule)
- Two course schedules (one aimed at 2nd year students; one aimed at 3rd or 4th year students; one course already taught; one newly designed for Vienna) for courses on two different historical periods (max. four pages altogether)
- two published scholarly articles on different topics as well as two selected dissertation chapters
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Specific Requirements

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Second book project in a field of British cultural studies or literary studies that include perspectives of cultural studies
- Professional and methodological competence in the area of British cultures, literatures, media and cultural theory
- experience with/willingness to engage in acquisition of third-party funding
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- 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 (max. two pages, TNR, font size 12, 1.5 spacing)
- 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/second monograph (max. 5 pages, incl. 1 page time schedule)
- Two course schedules (one aimed at 2nd year students; one aimed at 3rd or 4th year students; one course already taught; one newly designed for Vienna) for courses on two different historical periods (max. four pages altogether)
- two published scholarly articles on different topics as well as two selected dissertation chapters
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of English and American Studies
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 456823
Posting organisation offer ID: 10161

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