14/03/2019

University Assistant (post doc)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Political sciencesOther
    Political sciencesScience and society
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/04/2019 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/05/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    9518
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

The Department of Islamic-Theological Studies at the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies invites motivated and reliable scientists to apply for the position of a university assistant ("post doc") in Alevi-Theological Studies.

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 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

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree in the field of 'Political Science' with focus on religious and/or intercultural topics, 'Islamic Studies' or an equivalent discipline
- Professional competence in conflict, migration and diaspora research (focus on minorities from Turkey in Europe, especially Alevis) and Alevi Theology
- Methodological competence in qualitative and quantitative empirical research
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Obligatory language(s): English, Turkish
- Good IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team
- Independent work form

Selection process

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree in the field of 'Political Science' with focus on religious and/or intercultural topics, 'Islamic Studies' or an equivalent discipline
- Professional competence in conflict, migration and diaspora research (focus on minorities from Turkey in Europe, especially Alevis) and Alevi Theology
- Methodological competence in qualitative and quantitative empirical research
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Obligatory language(s): English, Turkish
- Good IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team
- Independent work form

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
    Political sciencesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Political sciencesScience and society
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree in the field of 'Political Science' with focus on religious and/or intercultural topics, 'Islamic Studies' or an equivalent discipline
- Professional competence in conflict, migration and diaspora research (focus on minorities from Turkey in Europe, especially Alevis) and Alevi Theology
- Methodological competence in qualitative and quantitative empirical research
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Obligatory language(s): English, Turkish
- Good IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team
- Independent work form 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
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Specific Requirements

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree in the field of 'Political Science' with focus on religious and/or intercultural topics, 'Islamic Studies' or an equivalent discipline
- Professional competence in conflict, migration and diaspora research (focus on minorities from Turkey in Europe, especially Alevis) and Alevi Theology
- Methodological competence in qualitative and quantitative empirical research
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Obligatory language(s): English, Turkish
- Good IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team
- Independent work form 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
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Islamic-Theological Studies
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 390092
Posting organisation offer ID: 9518