14/03/2019

University Assistant (prae doc)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesPhilology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/04/2019 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Wien
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    9451
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

The Institut für Orientalistik (conventionally: Department of Near Eastern Studies) has about thirty collaborators who mainly work in four fields of research and teaching: Ancient Near Eastern studies, Arabic studies, Islamic studies and Turkish (especially Ottoman) studies. The key fields in Islamic studies are research into the history of Islamic ideas, modern Islamic movements as well as the Islamic and Arabic world online. In this particular field several
third-party funded research projects are carried out.

Currently there are more than 500 students enrolled in the BA, MA, and PhD programmes of the
Institute. The duration of the contract will be for one year. The successful candidate will represent Islamic Studies in research and teaching. They will stand out for excellent achievements in their studies.

Participation in research, teaching and administration:
- Participation in planning, application and execution of research projects / research studies
- Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations
- Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Participation in the construction of a text and video database
- Supervision of students
- Involvement in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposiums
- Involvement in the department Administration as well as in teaching and research administration
- Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance Participation in research, teaching and administration:
- Participation in planning, application and execution of research projects / research studies
- Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations
- Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Participation in the construction of a text and video database
- Supervision of students
- Involvement in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposiums
- Involvement in the department Administration as well as in teaching and research administration
- Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- MA in the field of Arabic and/or Islamic Studies
- Prior teaching competence not required, but of advantage
- High command of written and oral language
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- Computer literacy
- Ability to work in teams

Selection process

- MA in the field of Arabic and/or Islamic Studies
- Prior teaching competence not required, but of advantage
- High command of written and oral language
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- Computer literacy
- Ability to work in teams

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 sciencesPhilology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- MA in the field of Arabic and/or Islamic Studies
- Prior teaching competence not required, but of advantage
- High command of written and oral language
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- Computer literacy
- Ability to work in teams Desirable qualifications are
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Basic experience in research methods and academic writing

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae
- List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)
- Short doctoral project proposal
- Degree certificatess
- Two letters of recommendation

Specific Requirements

- MA in the field of Arabic and/or Islamic Studies
- Prior teaching competence not required, but of advantage
- High command of written and oral language
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- Computer literacy
- Ability to work in teams Desirable qualifications are
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Basic experience in research methods and academic writing

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae
- List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)
- Short doctoral project proposal
- Degree certificatess
- Two letters of recommendation

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Near Eastern Studies
Austria
VIENNA
Wien
1090
Spitalgasse 2, Hof 4

EURAXESS offer ID: 390091
Posting organisation offer ID: 9451