Job Announcement


University Assistant (prae doc), 30h/week, 01.03.2018 - 28.02.2022

Job Description:
Areas of work cover research and teaching activities (holding classes due to extent regulations of wage agreement) as well as administrative duties.
The successful candidate will contribute to the administration and organisation of the department and its teaching, will offer courses, and participate in research activities of the department. The candidate will also work on a dissertation in one of three research areas: (1) Data and Responsibility in Scientific Practice, (2) Environmental Controversies, (3) Knowledge, (E)Valuation and Time

- university degree in the Social Sciences (Master or equivalent) or in any other field, given that the applicant can provide proof of significant prior qualifications in Science and Technology Studies
- ability to plan and conduct research in the context of a PhD Thesis
- experience in university teaching or teaching support is of advantage
- solid knowledge in both theories and (particularly qualitative) methods of Science and Technology Studies
- motivation to contribute to the development of innovative interdisciplinary teaching formats
- very good proficiency in English, good proficiency in German is an asset

 - flexibility & ability to work in a team
 - organisational skills
 - reliability and high work motivation

Please enclose the following documents to your application:
- Curriculum Vitae
- detailed letter of motivation, specifying your capacities in the mentioned areas of work
- transcripts of prior academic studies
- certificates
- exposé for a PhD-thesis in one of the three mentioned areas (5-8 pages, in English)
- syllabus of an introductory course in Science and Technology Studies, for an interdisciplinary student audience (Bachelor level), including course structure, learning aims and literature
- 1-2 letters of recommendation

Please submit your application to the University of Vienna´s Job Center until 08.01.2018 (reference number 8159).