Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Veröffentlicht am: 15.05.2024

University assistant predoctoral (Department of Political Science)

University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Bewerbungsfrist: 07.06.2024

Beginn: 01.09.2024

Your tasks: Collaboration in research, teaching and administration in the field of Politics and Gender (Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dorit Geva):

• Participation in research projects and applications for research funding

• Participation in publications / scientific articles / lecturing activities

• Completion of a dissertation agreement within 12-18 months is expected

• Participation in, and independent teaching of courses in accordance with the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement

• Supervision of students

• Participation in the organization of meetings, conferences, symposia

• Participation in the administration of the institute, teaching and research

• Participation in regular team meetings, to track research and writing targets, and administrative tasks and planning

This is part of your personality:

• Completed research-based master's degree in political science or closely related fields of study, such as sociology.

• Specialist skills in the field of Politics and Gender

• Knowledge of social and political theories of gender and sexuality is a plus

• Good knowledge of qualitative methods

• Didactic skills

• High level of written and oral communication skills

• Very good written and spoken English skills.

• IT user skills

• IT user skills

• Ability to work in a team

• Highly organized, with a proven ability to set tasks and follow through with them

Desirable are:

• Teaching experience / experience with e-learning

• Knowledge of university processes and structures

• Experience abroad

• Interest in political ethnography

• Research and methodological interests which match those of the Professor of Politics and Gender

• Initial experience in scientific work

• Strong German language speaks are a plus

What we offer:

Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible working hours and can partially work remotely.

Inspiring working atmosphere: You are a part of an international academic team in a healthy and fair working environment.

Good public transport connections: Your workplace is easily accessible by public transport.

Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge.

Fair salary: The gross basic salary for the advertised position is currently (2024) € 3,578.80 per month (full-time basis) and will be paid 14 times per year for the contract period of four years. The basic salary may increase if we can credit professional experience.

Equal opportunities for everyone: We look forward to diverse personalities in the team!

Documents to be submitted:

• Letter of motivation

• Academic curriculum vitae

• List of publications (if available), proof of teaching experience (if available)

• Short concept for a dissertation project (2-3 pages); including proposed research methods, and proven knowledge of some of the latest research in the proposed field

• Degree certificates

• BA and MA degree transcripts

• Proof of English proficiency at C1 level. Or, proof of completion of a previous degree program in English

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Short-listed candidates will be interviewed, and will be asked to submit further materials:

• Two reference letters

• A copy of MA thesis

If you have any questions, please contact:

Dorit Geva