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Historian at the Department of Contemporary History

Reference number8499

The Department of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna is a scientific institution for studies of Contemporary History. The Department is located at University Campus in the 9th district of Vienna. The current profile represents five equally relevant areas of research which reflect the restructuring since 2000 beyond Austro-centered history of political events and beyond national history – with a strong emphasis on methodological pluralism and research-baseed teaching. The areas of research are:
– Austrian Contemporary History as a history of the republic in international comparison to the present day
– Dictatorships, Violence and Genocide
– History of Science and Knowledge, Philosophy of Science
– Contemporary History of Gender Studies
– Visual Contemporary Culture, film and other media
With 17 academic members and seven members of administrative staff and other 17 historians assigned to the Department as well as distinguished visiting professors – such as the annual Sir Peter Ustinov Professorship – the Department represents a diverse and fruitful teaching area and research community.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 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:
Areas of work:
– Participation in research and teaching with focus on the history of science and knowledge in European and global contexts
– Participation in administration
– Participation in research projects, especially in comparative contemporary history
– (International) publishing and presentation actitvities
– Project application and (external) fund raising
– Preparation /Finalization of a (publishable) habilitation
– Holding classes due to regulations of wage agreement
– Examination activities
– Support of students
– Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance
– Participation in administration of the institute/department

– Above-average PhD in the field of Modern or Contemporary History
– Research experience in the history of knowledge and/or history of science and in transnational history
– High command of written and oral language
– Very good knowledge of Englisch and at least one additional (Eastern) European language
– Computer literacy
– Abilitiy to work in teams
– Teaching experience, experience in e-learning

Application documents:
– Letter of motivation
– Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of projects)
– Description of research interests and research agenda (2-3 pages)

– Experience in knowledge management
– Experience in (external) fundraising
– Knowledge of university structures and processes

Research fields:

Main research field
Special research fields Importance
History, Archaeology
European history;Global history;Contemporary history MUST


Educational institution
Educational level Special subject Importance
Humanities Historical Sciences MUST


Language level Importance
Excellent knowledge MUST


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 21.05.2018, mentioning reference number 8499.

For further information please contact Kraft, Claudia +43-1-4277-41207. 

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: 8499
E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

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