uni-vienna-logo

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Education

1 month ago | Closing on May 01
University of Vienna
University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Education
University of Vienna
The University of Vienna was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365. It is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe.
Visit employer page
JOB DETAILS
Published: 1 month ago
Application deadline: May 01
Location: Vienna, Austria
You need to sign in or create an account to save this job
Please mention that you found this job on Academic Positions when applying.
SHARE THIS JOB

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Education


The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Department of Education


Reference number: 8356
The advertised position is located in the Department of Education of the Faculty of Philosophy and Education. The Department's main responsibilities lie within the area of research and teaching in the field of Education. Research adresses the description, critical analysis and explanation of phenomena of education and learning in formal and informal contexts. The position is assigned to the field of Foundations of Education (under the direction of Univ. Prof. Dr. Daniel Tröhler) in the Research Group for Educational Philosophy and Research. We offer the opportunity to research and teach in an internationally networked team while developing your own research profile.

Duration of employment: 4 year/s
Extent of Employment: 40.0 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:
The research unit “Foundations of Education” seeks to examine through an international approach systems of thought as they emerge in different historical, cultural and national contexts. Thereby it analyses the ways in which these systems of thought are related to the curricular construction of the future loyal citizens and their intended role in implementing dominant visions of the ideal social order. Given its international focus, the research unit works in different networks with partners foremost in Scandinavia, Great Britain, Western Europe, Canada, and the United States.
- The successful candidate will actively participate in research, teaching and administration at the Department of Education in the field of Foundations of Education.
- Supervision of Bachelor and Master theses
- The position can be used for working out topics in the habilitation of the research area or research priorities.
- An international scope in all the research and teaching activities is mandatory.
- 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 as well as in teaching and research administration

Profile:
To be successful, applicants must fulfill the following conditions:
- Excellent PhD in Education or in a discipline relevant to the field of education and its foundations
- relevant international publications and paper presentations
- experience with research management and organisation
- teaching experience
- ability to work as a member of a team
- excellent command of written and spoken English
- knowledge of German language to be able to teach courses and participate in administrative bodies. Candidates should have an excellent mastery of German and English and a further language.
Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given and certified copies of academic degrees)
- Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference- letter of motivation
- PhD thesis (pdf)
- two published papers
- description of your research interest in general and of the intended habilitation

Research fields:
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Educational Sciences
General education;Educational research MUST



Languages:
Language
Language level Importance
German
Excellent knowledge MUST
English
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 01.05.2018, mentioning reference number 8356.

For further information please contact Tröhler, Daniel +43-1-4277-46730.

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
Reference number: 8356
E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at
Continue reading
You need to sign in or create an account to save this job

28 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

University of Vienna
University of Vienna
Location: Vienna, Austria | Closing on May 13
University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Commercial and Business Law
The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a   University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Commercial and Business...
University of Vienna
University of Vienna
Location: Vienna, Austria | Closing on May 10
University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Platform Plastics in the Environment and Society
The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a     University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Platform Plastics in...
University of Vienna
University of Vienna
Location: Vienna, Austria | Closing on May 10
University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Sociology
The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 13.09.2018 of a     University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of...
University of Vienna
University of Vienna
Location: Vienna, Austria | Closing on May 09
University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Platform Plastics in the Environment and Society
The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a     University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Platform Plastics in...