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University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of East Asian Studies

The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a
 University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of East Asian Studies 

Reference number8539

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna is primarily concerend withs ocial and cultural aspects of contemporary East Asia. We are looking for support in social science research and teaching on modern Japan to strengthen our research on rural wellbeing in Japan. The 20-hour/week position is limited to a four-year period.

Duration of employment: 4 year/s

Extent of Employment: 20 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
Active participation in research, teaching and administration, which involves:
– Developing and strengthening an independent research profile
– Involvement in the departmental research project
– International publications and presentations
– Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
– Preparing a habilitation thesis
– Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
– Supervision of students
– Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

Profile:
– Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Japanese Studies
– Professional and methodological competences to conduct social science research on Japan
– Excellent publication record
– Experiences in third-party funding acquisition
– Didactic competence in teaching small and large groups at all levels of the curriculum and using online teaching tools
– High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
– Excellent command of written and spoken English
– IT user skills
– Ability of interdisciplinary cooperation and to work in a team

In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
– Teaching experience in German, English and Japanese
– Experience of working on research projects
– Publications in renowned subject-relevant media
– International presentation experience
– Fieldwork experience
– Experience in mass media usage for the dissemination of academic knowledge

Desirable qualifications are
– Knowledge of university processes and structures
– 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 incl. the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
– Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference


Research fields:

Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Sociology
Cultural anthropology;Environmental sociology;Ethnology SHOULD
Linguistics and Literature
Japanese studies MUST



Education:

Educational institution
Educational level Special subject Importance
University
Humanities MUST

Languages:

Language
Language level Importance
Japanese
Excellent knowledge MUST
English
Excellent knowledge MUST
German
Excellent knowledge MUST


Computer-Skills:

Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills Importance
Basic Knowledge
MS Office MUST

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 03.05.2018, mentioning reference number 8539.

For further information please contact Szemethy, Anita +43-1-4277-45119. 

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: 8539
E-Mail: [email protected]

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