30/06/2020

University Assistant (prae doc)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studiesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/07/2020 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/08/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10992
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

This post is offered in association with DiTAH (Digitale Transformation der Österreichischen Geisteswissenschaften), a project funded by the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy. The project is led by the Karl-Franzens-Universtät Graz and partially settled at the University of Vienna; its aim is the construction and development of digital humanities infrastructure across Austria.

Provision of scholarly and technical expertise to support the University of Vienna-based portion of the projects; liaison with the other project partners; conclusion of a dissertation agreement in an area relevant to the project is expected; contribution to teaching and independent delivery of courses according to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (2-4 SWS depending on salary grade) in the BA, LA, and MA History degree programs; publications in relevant international scholarly journals. Provision of scholarly and technical expertise to support the University of Vienna-based portion of the projects; liaison with the other project partners; conclusion of a dissertation agreement in an area relevant to the project is expected; contribution to teaching and independent delivery of courses according to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (2-4 SWS depending on salary grade) in the BA, LA, and MA History degree programs; publications in relevant international scholarly journals.

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

Master’s degree in a field related to ancient, medieval, or modern historical studies

Selection process

Master’s degree in a field related to ancient, medieval, or modern historical studies

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
    Cultural studiesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Master’s degree in a field related to ancient, medieval, or modern historical studies Excellent IT skills, including experience with at least TWO of: XML/XSLT technologies including RDF, programming in Python or another programming language, web programming with Javascript-based frameworks, relational or graph databases; intention to complete a Ph.D. project relevant to the field of digital humanities and within the supervision capacities of the University Professor of Digital Humanities; excellent spoken and written English skills; ability to work well with a team both local and remote.

Application materials:
- Letter of motivation
- Academic CV
- List of publications, teaching evaluations (if available)
- Short abstract for a dissertation project
- Degree certificate(s)

Specific Requirements

Master’s degree in a field related to ancient, medieval, or modern historical studies Excellent IT skills, including experience with at least TWO of: XML/XSLT technologies including RDF, programming in Python or another programming language, web programming with Javascript-based frameworks, relational or graph databases; intention to complete a Ph.D. project relevant to the field of digital humanities and within the supervision capacities of the University Professor of Digital Humanities; excellent spoken and written English skills; ability to work well with a team both local and remote.

Application materials:
- Letter of motivation
- Academic CV
- List of publications, teaching evaluations (if available)
- Short abstract for a dissertation project
- Degree certificate(s)

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 537774
Posting organisation offer ID: 10992

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