18/02/2019

Senior Lecturer

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Language sciencesPhilology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/03/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Wien
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    9442
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

The Institute of Near Eastern Studies offers research and teaching in many fields of Oriental Studies, among these Arabic Studies with an internationally recognized focus on spoken varieties of Arabic, which includes numerous third-party funded Research Projects. The Institute of Islamic-Theological Studies offers theological studies which require a good knowledge of Koran Arabic. The advertised position is dedicated to language teaching in the above mentioned fields.

As Senior Lecturer you will work in the teaching of both written Standard Arabic and spoken Arabic dialects at the Institute of Near Eastern Studies, and in the teaching of Koranic Arabic at the Institute of Islamic-Theological Studies. Active participation in the coordination of the teaching contents with the principles of linguistic and literary studies on the one hand and with the requirements of the different core subjects of Islamic Theology on the other hand, is expected. We also expect that the successful candidate keeps abreast of the state-of-the-art in both the scientific and the didactic issues. Your assignment will also include administrative tasks, particularly in the administration of courses. In case of positive evaluation (after 4 years) the employment will be made permanent. As Senior Lecturer you will work in the teaching of both written Standard Arabic and spoken Arabic dialects at the Institute of Near Eastern Studies, and in the teaching of Koranic Arabic at the Institute of Islamic-Theological Studies. Active participation in the coordination of the teaching contents with the principles of linguistic and literary studies on the one hand and with the requirements of the different core subjects of Islamic Theology on the other hand, is expected. We also expect that the successful candidate keeps abreast of the state-of-the-art in both the scientific and the didactic issues. Your assignment will also include administrative tasks, particularly in the administration of courses. In case of positive evaluation (after 4 years) the employment will be made permanent.

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

The successful candidate has a degree in Arabic Studies (diploma, master) and has excellent language skills in all above mentioned varieties of Arabic. Teaching experience at institutions of post-secondary level education in the fields of Koranic Arabic, written Standard Arabic, and at least one Arabic dialect is required. Organisational skills, willingness to work in a team as well as intercultural and interreligious competences are expected.

Selection process

The successful candidate has a degree in Arabic Studies (diploma, master) and has excellent language skills in all above mentioned varieties of Arabic. Teaching experience at institutions of post-secondary level education in the fields of Koranic Arabic, written Standard Arabic, and at least one Arabic dialect is required. Organisational skills, willingness to work in a team as well as intercultural and interreligious competences are expected.

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
    Language sciencesPhilology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

The successful candidate has a degree in Arabic Studies (diploma, master) and has excellent language skills in all above mentioned varieties of Arabic. Teaching experience at institutions of post-secondary level education in the fields of Koranic Arabic, written Standard Arabic, and at least one Arabic dialect is required. Organisational skills, willingness to work in a team as well as intercultural and interreligious competences are expected. Excellent knowledge of German and English are required for this position.

Application should include:

a. CV and degree certificates, if applicable results of teaching evaluation
b. Cover letter (max. 2 pages)
c. Teaching concepts (max. 3 pages)
d. List of courses held
e. List of publications and research projects

Specific Requirements

The successful candidate has a degree in Arabic Studies (diploma, master) and has excellent language skills in all above mentioned varieties of Arabic. Teaching experience at institutions of post-secondary level education in the fields of Koranic Arabic, written Standard Arabic, and at least one Arabic dialect is required. Organisational skills, willingness to work in a team as well as intercultural and interreligious competences are expected. Excellent knowledge of German and English are required for this position.

Application should include:

a. CV and degree certificates, if applicable results of teaching evaluation
b. Cover letter (max. 2 pages)
c. Teaching concepts (max. 3 pages)
d. List of courses held
e. List of publications and research projects

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Near Eastern Studies
Austria
VIENNA
Wien
1090
Spitalgasse 2, Hof 4

EURAXESS offer ID: 381079
Posting organisation offer ID: 9442