Tenure Track Professorship in Science, Technology and Society Studies (f/m)
at the Department of Science, Technology & Society Studies (Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies).
The University of Klagenfurt is a young, lively, innovative university located in the Austrian province of Carinthia, a meeting point of three cultures. The University is Carinthia’s largest academic institution and a hub for the Alps-Adriatic region in terms of knowledge acquisition, exchange and transfer (for more information please visit our website: www.aau.at/en/jobs/information). The 2020 Times Higher Education World University Ranking lists AAU in the rank groups 301-350 (overall) and 176-200 (Social Sciences), respectively.
The University of Klagenfurt plans to strengthen its Science, Technology & Society research group (https://www.aau.at/en/sts/) with a tenure track position. This is a full-time position (initial employment limited to 6 years) with the option of negotiating a so-called qualification agreement (Assistant Professor, tenure track). Upon fulfilling the qualification agreement, the position is promoted to tenured Associate Professor (permanent employment). Scheduled starting date is 1 April 2020.
Duties and Responsibilities
Candidates must meet the required qualifications by 8 January 2020 at the latest.
German language skills are not a prerequisite, but it is expected that the successful candidate will acquire working level fluency in German within two years. The nature of the position requires the successful candidate to relocate to the Klagenfurt region.
Salary and Application
The minimum gross salary for this position is € 53,255 per annum (§ 27 Uni-KV B1 lit b, www.aau.at/en/uni-kv), € 62,978 after promotion to Assistant Professor (§ 27 Uni-KV A2) and € 68,285 after promotion to Associate Professor.
Applications should include a CV, cover letter, copies of certificates and degrees, as well as the names and contact details of three persons of reference. In order to support the objectivity of the hiring procedure, we ask applicants to be as clear as possible with respect to the fulfillment of the above-mentioned required and desired qualifications. The deadline for applications is 8 January 2020. Applications must be submitted online via the Job Portal jobs.aau.at/enin section “Scientific Staff” by following the link “Apply for this position” at the entry for reference code 676/19.
As part of its human resources policy, the University of Klagenfurt places particular emphasis on anti-discrimination, equal opportunities and diversity.
People with disabilities or chronic diseases, who fulfill the requirements, are particularly encouraged to apply.
Travel and accommodation costs incurred during the application process will not be refunded.