JOB Sep 25, 2021

University Assistant (prae doc), University of Vienna

Vienna, Nov 16, 2021–Nov 15, 2022
Application deadline: Oct 6, 2021

Department of Art History at the University of Vienna

The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position of a

UNIVERSITY ASSISTANT (prae doc) at the Department of Art History

from November 16, 2021.

Duration of employment: 1 year
The position is vacant for the period of absence of a member of staff.

Weekly work time: 30 hours

Salary: 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.

Job Description:
Responsibilities include participation in research on medieval Italian painting as well as participation in and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement.

Preconditions for appointment: A completed master thesis of excellent quality on a medieval subject and a doctoral project on a medieval subject (to be outlined in an exposé)
Further requirements:
- Experience with editing academic texts in English
- High oral and written expressiveness
- Research fields: Arts, Special research fields: Art history
- Languages:
Latin: Good knowledge
German: Good knowledge
Italian: Very good knowledge
English: Very good knowledge
- Computer-Skills: Basic Knowledge

Your application:
Applications including a letter of motivation and the usual documents (academic curriculum vitae with a list of publications, information on teaching experience, lectures/papers given, certificates), as well as the contents page and summary (maximum three pages) of your master thesis, and an exposé of a planned doctoral project should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than October 6, 2021, mentioning reference number 12321.

For further information please contact Kleiser, Barbara +43-1-4277-41413.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( 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: 12321
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