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University Assistant (prae doc) as a fellow of the histcult:docs Fellowship Programme

Innere Stadt, Wien
Job Type
9 Sep 2022
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 184 fields of study, approx. 10.400 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a University Assistant (prae doc) as a fellow of the histcult:docs Fellowship Programme Reference number: 13554 The Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies (DSHCS; ) seeks to fill the position of a University Assistant ("prae doc") in the field of late medieval and early modern history of South Eastern Europe with a focus on the social history of Venice. The successful candidate will conduct her his research and work in the research cluster East European und Eurasian Studies. The DSHCS invites application from candidates with a doctoral project which is close to completion and who seeks to work on their doctoral project within the vital and international atmosphere of the University of Vienna. Doctoral candidates contribute to the activities within the DSHCS. The DSHCS offers its fellows a structured doctoral program and excellent supervision. Moreover, it promotes international mobility, networking and individual career planning through scholarships and workshops. The employment relationship is limited to 3 month. Applications should be submitted via the recruiting tool Extent of Employment: 30.0 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: carrying out research towards a doctoral degree publishing results in international publications present findings at international conferences and seminars active involvement in the activities within the DSHCS Profile: outstanding master degree or equivalent in History strong written and verbal skills well advanced doctoral project excellent command of languages relevant to conduct research in the history of Venice in late medieval and early modern times (e.g. Ancient Venetian, Old Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic) excellent command of spoken and written English social competence and integrative skills international experience capability and willingness of multidisciplinary co-operation excellent organizational skills Application documents: letter of motivation curriculum vitae and a list of publication and given talks scans of university diplomas proof of relevant language proficiencies (German and/or English at least C1; project-related languages) exposé of the dissertation project (max. 13.000 signs) Please provide two names of academic teachers who are able to send a letter of reference within one week. Application only via The advertisment deadline is September 27th, 2022. Potential candidates will be interviewed at the beginning of October 2022. The final decision will be made mid-October 2022 and candidates will be notified soon after. For further information please contact Martina Steer. 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: 13554
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  • Job Reference: 707699568-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Universität Wien
    Universität Wien
  • Location: Innere Stadt, Wien
  • Salary: On Application
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  • Job Type: Permanent