The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields of study, approx. 9.700 members of staff, more than 92.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.10.2017 of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Department of Geography and Regional Research
Reference number: 7614
The Department of Geography and Regional Research is part of the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy. The department offers scientific
degrees in two bachelor programs, five master programs, and a PhD program. For details on the Department, see http://geographie.univie.ac.at/en/home/.
Duration of employment: 4 year/s
Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
Within the term of contract, a dissertation is expected to be written in the thematic spectrum of spatial research and spatial planning. We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months.
The tasks within the Department are the active cooperation in teaching (participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement / mediation of methods, overview and special knowledge in the field of spatial research and spatial planning, participation in the organization) and research (cooperation in the acquisition and processing of research projects; publications on the international scientific community).
Main research field; Human Geography, Regional Geography, Regional Planning
Spatial research; Spatial structure;Applied geography
Educational institution; University
Educational level; Geography
Special subject; applied geography
German Excellent knowledge
English Excellent knowledge
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 30.06.2017, mentioning reference number 7614.
For further information please contact Blotevogel, Hans-Heinrich +43-1-4277-48780.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.
Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 7614