06/12/2018

Visiting Professor


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    26/12/2018 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/03/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    9225
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

As stated in its development plan (http://www.univie.ac.at/rektorenteam/ug2002/entwicklungs plan.html) the University of Vienna aims at strengthening its position as a major research-oriented university. Key elements of this strategy include the provision of an attractive range of research-based study programmes, support for furthering the work of junior academic colleagues, and high-calibre professorial appointments.

The University of Vienna offers:

- An attractive and dynamic research location in a city with a high quality of life and in a country with excellent research funding provision

- A salary in accordance with the Collective Agreement of the university of Vienna

Successful candidates will have experience in teaching lectures and courses on Anglophone cultures and literatures. Teaching duties entail 8 hours per week and the courses should deal with various subjects required for the Bachelor and Master Curricula of the department of English and American Studies. Successful candidates are also expected to supervise Diploma-theses and Bachelor- and Master-Theses.
Since this is a full-time position, we expect the visiting professor to move to Vienna for the time of their employment. Successful candidates will have experience in teaching lectures and courses on Anglophone cultures and literatures. Teaching duties entail 8 hours per week and the courses should deal with various subjects required for the Bachelor and Master Curricula of the department of English and American Studies. Successful candidates are also expected to supervise Diploma-theses and Bachelor- and Master-Theses.
Since this is a full-time position, we expect the visiting professor to move to Vienna for the time of their employment.

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

- PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution.
(Austrian or equivalent international academic degree in the relevant field)

- Outstanding research and publication record, with an excellent reputation as an active member in the international academic community, (Habilitation (venia docendi) or equivalent international qualification in the relevant field is desirable)

Selection process

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

- PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution.
(Austrian or equivalent international academic degree in the relevant field)

- Outstanding research and publication record, with an excellent reputation as an active member in the international academic community, (Habilitation (venia docendi) or equivalent international qualification in the relevant field is desirable)

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
    Language sciencesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

- PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution.
(Austrian or equivalent international academic degree in the relevant field)

- Outstanding research and publication record, with an excellent reputation as an active member in the international academic community, (Habilitation (venia docendi) or equivalent international qualification in the relevant field is desirable) - Experience in designing, procuring and directing major research projects, and willingness and ability to assume the responsibility of team leadership

- Experience in university teaching, and willingness and ability to teach at all curricular levels, to supervise theses, and to further the work of junior academic colleagues

Specific Requirements

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

- PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution.
(Austrian or equivalent international academic degree in the relevant field)

- Outstanding research and publication record, with an excellent reputation as an active member in the international academic community, (Habilitation (venia docendi) or equivalent international qualification in the relevant field is desirable) - Experience in designing, procuring and directing major research projects, and willingness and ability to assume the responsibility of team leadership

- Experience in university teaching, and willingness and ability to teach at all curricular levels, to supervise theses, and to further the work of junior academic colleagues

Map Information

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 361685
Posting organisation offer ID: 9225