University Assistant (post doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant (post doc) (6912)

Universität Wien

Application deadline: 12th September 2016

The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields of study, approx. 9.700 members of staff, more than 92.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.02.2017 of a

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies to 31.01.2023.

Reference number: 6912

The Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies is an institution for research and instruction of international renown. This post-doc position offers the opportunity to build a professional profile in Byzantine studies through engagement in research, teaching and gaining experience in academic administration.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:

In addition to research (with the goal of attaining the Habilitation) and teaching, this position also involves the organization of academic events and administrative tasks, especially with regard to students.

Profile:

Doctorate in Byzantine studies or equivalent doctoral degree in ancient Greek or Byzantine philology or comparative literature. Ability to work as part of a team. Excellent competence in written and spoken German (for applicants from abroad: after one year on the job). Good competence in additional foreign languages relevant to the research area.

Ability to teach; competence in digital media; publication record.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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University Assistant (post doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant (post doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of the Study of Religions (6818)

Universität Wien

Application deadline: 10th August 2016

The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields of study, approx. 9.700 members of staff, more than 92.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.02.2017 of a

University Assistant (post doc)at the Department of the Study of Religions.

The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a 6-year postdoctoral position at the level of university assistant. We seek a scholar who conducts research of high-level international standing in the area of theories of religion paired with an expertise in one or more religions, preferably Graeco-Roman Religions and Christian Origins. Holding a Ph.D. in Religious Studies by the start of the appointment, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute more generally to the Department’s teaching programme (according to the collective bargaining agreement), especially its M.A. curriculum, while sharing in the Department’s and Faculty’s intellectual life. S/he will need to demonstrate an outstanding and sustained international track record of research achievement and mobility commensurate with the level of experience that can reasonably be expected for this position. The candidate will need to bring along a broad teaching portfolio, including the proven ability to teach courses on comparative religion and theories of religion.

Your application should include the following documents:

  • Motivation Letter
  • Academic CV including list of publications
  • Draft of habilitation project
  • Three Reference letters

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Duration of employment: 0 month/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:

Participation in research, teaching (according to the collective bargaining agreement), and administration – Contribution to research projects / scientific studies – Contribution to publications / scientific articles – Contribution to organization of conferences, meetings, symposiums – Project application and (external) fundraising – Examination activities – Support of students – Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance – Participation in administration of the Department.

Profile:

1) Application Prerequisites

  • Ph.D. in Religious Studies
  • Professional competence in the field of Theories of Religion as well as expertise in one or more religions (preference is given to Graeco-Roman Religions and Christian Origins)
  • Experience in teaching and ability to teach on comparative religion and theories of religions
  • Experience in e-learning
  • Excellent command of written and oral language in English
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Knowledge of university structures and processes
  • Computer literacy

2) Application Assessment Criteria

  • The selection will be based on an assessment of the applicant’s scholarly potential as seen through his/her international mobility experience, publications, lectures, and teaching.
  • Excellent English language command (both written and oral)

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University Assistant (post doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant (prae doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of History (Reference number: 6770)

Universität Wien

Application deadline: 31st August 2016

Digital Humanities is a newly-established professorship within the Department of History at the University of Vienna, with strong links to the ongoing activities of the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (ACDH) based at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). The Digital Humanities research program on the ways in which digital tools and methods can be used to support and advance a better understanding of history. One of our current focuses is on digital prosopography – how to represent and model information about historical people, and their participation in events, in a way that lends itself to computational analysis. 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 and historical research.

Duration of employment: 4 year/s

Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:

Participation in research, teaching and administration; completion of a PhD thesis relevant to the Digital Humanities program in Vienna; (inter)national publishing and presentation activities; contribution to organization of conferences, meetings, and other external activities; teaching for the Digital Humanities program in accordance with the pertinent stipulations of the wage agreement; student support and examination activities.

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University Assistant (prae doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant (post doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of History (Reference number: 6772)

Universität Wien

Application deadline: 31st August 2016

Digital Humanities is a newly-established professorship within the Department of History at the University of Vienna, with strong links to the ongoing activities of the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (ACDH) based at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). The Digital Humanities research programme on the ways in which digital tools and methods can be used to support and advance a better understanding of history. Our current focus is on the “interconnected 11th century”: engaging with and modeling all forms of source material, from historical narratives to material artifacts to literature to graphic art, to achieve a deeper understanding of the personal and cultural networks that gave rise to the Crusading era. As a post-doctoral scientific collaborator you will have the chance to work in a cutting-edge and dynamic environment, helping to set the agenda for Digital Humanities in Austria.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:

Preparation of a Habilitationsschrift or other significant post-doctoral publication; independent teaching of Digital Humanities courses in accordance with the pertinent stipulations of the wage agreement; support of students and conduct of examinations; participation in the research, teaching and administration of Digital Humanities in Vienna; contribution to (international) publications / scientific articles; (contribution to) organisation of conferences, meetings, symposiums, project application and (external) fundraising.

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University Assistant (post doc), Universität Wien

University Assistant, Universität Wien

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Ancient History, Papyrology and Epigraphy

Universität Wien

Application deadline: 2nd May 2016

Identification number of advertisement: 6025

The Institute of Alte Geschichte und Altertumskunde, Papyrologie und Epigraphik is devoted to research into the Greek, Roman and Etruscan world with all its facettes and stresses the importance of the use of primary sources (literature, papyri, inscriptions and coins) in research and teaching. The advertised job is that of an “Assistent(in)” with a focus on Greek history.

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week

Occupation group in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc)

On top of this relevant chargeable work experience determines the assessment to a particular salary grade.

Areas of work

Participation in the institute’s teaching and research programme with a focus on Greek epigraphy. Teaching following the regulations laid down in the University rules.

Profile

Conditiones sine quibus non are the mastering of Ancient Greek, Latin and the usual modern languages (including German – this English advertisement would therefore, in fact, not be necessary; thus, if you do not understand the German version, you should think twice before applying) and experience in Greek epigraphy. The experience of research abroad is welcome.

Enthusiasm, an open and OWN mind as well as the courage to speak one’s mind.

Research fields

Main research field Special research fields Importance
History, Archaeology Ancient history;Epigraphy;Classical studies MUST

Education

Educational institution Educational level Special subject Importance
University Humanities Historical Sciences MUST

Languages

Language Language level Importance
Ancient Greek Excellent knowledge MUST
German Excellent knowledge MUST
English Excellent knowledge MUST
French Good knowledge MUST
Italian Good knowledge MUST
Latin Excellent knowledge MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 02.05.2016, mentioning reference number 6025.

For further information please contact Corsten, Thomas +43-1-4277-40580.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

  • Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
  • Identification number of advertisement: 6025
  • E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

 

University Assistant, Universität Wien

University Assistant, Universität Wien

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Numismatics and Monetary History

Universität Wien

Application deadline: 29th March 2016

Identification number of advertisement: 2816

The Vienna Institute for Numismatics and Monetary History is the only autonomous department of its kind in Europe and the only place to study all kinds of Numismatics from its beginnings until today.

Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week

Areas of work

Participation in research, teaching and administration – Contribution to research projects / scientific studies – Contribution to publications / scientific articles – Contribution to organisation of conferences, meetings, symposiums – Project application and (external) fundraising – Preparation/Finalization of a (publishable) dissertation thesis in Numismatics and Monetary history – Teaching assignments are possible according to the extent regulated by the collective agreement – Examination activities – Support of students – Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance – Participation in administration of the institute (department).

Profile

MA or equivalent degree in Numismatic studies or a comparable field of study (History, Archeology, History of Art etc.) with pronounced focus on Numismatics documenting scholarly excellence. Good knowledge in Ancient, Medieval or Modern Numismatics and Monetary History and numismatic interests for the other historical periods are required. Excellent knowledge of German and English, good knowledge of Latin and another ancient or modern language.

Ability to communicate research results to a broader public, capability to work in teams and to organize.

Research fields

Main research field Special research fields Importance
History, Archaeology Numismatics MUST

Education

Educational institution Educational level Special subject Importance
University Humanities MUST

Languages

Language Language level Importance
German Excellent knowledge MUST
English Excellent knowledge MUST
Latin Good knowledge MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 29.03.2016, mentioning reference number 2816.

For further information please contact Wolters, Reinhard +43-1-4277-40704.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna

Identification number of advertisement: 2816

E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

University Assistant, Universität Wien