18/02/2019

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Philosophy and Education
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Educational sciencesEducation
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    24/03/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    9407
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

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.

The research unit "Foundations of Education" (Prof Dr Daniel Tröhler) seeks to examine through an international approach systems of thought as they emerge in different historical, cultural and national contexts. The successful candidate will actively participate in research, teaching and administration at the Department of Education in the field of Foundations of Education:
Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis
- 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 The research unit "Foundations of Education" (Prof Dr Daniel Tröhler) seeks to examine through an international approach systems of thought as they emerge in different historical, cultural and national contexts. The successful candidate will actively participate in research, teaching and administration at the Department of Education in the field of Foundations of Education:
Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis
- 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

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

To be successful, applicants must fulfill the following conditions: - PhD in Education / Pedagogy; doctoral dissertation highly relevant for Foundations of Education - Relevant international publications and paper presentations - Experience with research management and organisation - Teaching experience - Ability to work as a member of a team - Knowledge of German language to be able to teach courses and participate in administrative bodies - Excellent command of written and spoken English, Candidates should have an excellent mastery of English and a further language.

Selection process

To be successful, applicants must fulfill the following conditions: - PhD in Education / Pedagogy; doctoral dissertation highly relevant for Foundations of Education - Relevant international publications and paper presentations - Experience with research management and organisation - Teaching experience - Ability to work as a member of a team - Knowledge of German language to be able to teach courses and participate in administrative bodies - Excellent command of written and spoken English, Candidates should have an excellent mastery of English and a further language.

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
    Educational sciencesEducation
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

To be successful, applicants must fulfill the following conditions: - PhD in Education / Pedagogy; doctoral dissertation highly relevant for Foundations of Education - Relevant international publications and paper presentations - Experience with research management and organisation - Teaching experience - Ability to work as a member of a team - Knowledge of German language to be able to teach courses and participate in administrative bodies - Excellent command of written and spoken English, Candidates should have an excellent mastery of English and a further language. In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
- International presentation experience
Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience of supervising students

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- 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

Specific Requirements

To be successful, applicants must fulfill the following conditions: - PhD in Education / Pedagogy; doctoral dissertation highly relevant for Foundations of Education - Relevant international publications and paper presentations - Experience with research management and organisation - Teaching experience - Ability to work as a member of a team - Knowledge of German language to be able to teach courses and participate in administrative bodies - Excellent command of written and spoken English, Candidates should have an excellent mastery of English and a further language. In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
- International presentation experience
Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience of supervising students

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- 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

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Education
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 381081
Posting organisation offer ID: 9407

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