University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Education, University of Vienna, apply before 21 April 2017

Publié le 5 avril 2017 par Institut du Genre

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 as soon as possible of a

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Education

Reference number : 7420

The Faculty of Philosophy and Education (Department of Education), the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Philology and Cultural Studies offer a position of a University Assistant prae doc in the section Gender Studies (Chair : Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sabine Grenz).

The three faculties work closely together with each other as well as the Gender Research Office.

Duration of employment : 3 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 :
We are looking for a staff member with sound qualification in Gender Studies (or another discipline with proven knowledge of the interdisciplinary research area) and (as far as possible) evident scientific interest and experience in research and teaching in the context of interdisciplinary Gender Studies (preferably in one of the three areas of epistemologies and methodologies, science history of Gender Studies, religion/secularity). The applicant should have the clear intention to do a doctorate and be interested in inter-/post-disciplinary studies. They should be able to work in a team and relate well to others. They will have the chance to work with a motivated team dedicated to research, and to contribute significantly to the conceptual development of the field "Gender Studies". Apart from research and teaching, the position involves participation in issues of university administration.

- Participation in research, teaching and administration
- Contribution to the conceptual development of Gender Studies
- Contribution to publications / scientific articles
- Doctoral dissertation
- Contribution to organisation of conferences, meetings, symposiums
- Contribution to project application and (external) fundraising
- Teaching load according to the regulations of the collective bargaining agreement

Profile :
- MA in the study field of Gender Studies or another discipline with proven knowledge of the inter-/post-disciplinary field of gender studies (preferably in one of the areas of epistemologies and methodologies, science history/philosophy of Gender Studies or religion/secularity)
- Willingness to carry out a PhD project in Gender Studies
- Sound knowledge of the status quo of research and methods of interdisciplinary Gender Studies
- Interest in interdisciplinary Gender Studies
- High command of written and oral language
- Computer literacy
- Excellent command of English

- Ability to work in a team
- Experience in teaching / experience in e-learning
- Knowledge of university structures and processes

Your application should include the following documents :

- Letter of intent
- Scientific CV / List of publications
- Exposé for a dissertation project
- Certificates

Research fields :
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Educational Sciences
Educational research MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 21.04.2017, mentioning reference number 7420.

For further information please contact Millecker, Monika +43-1-4277-46702.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( 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
Reference number : 7420
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