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July 05, 2013

[SSJ: 8149] Postdoc position, University of vVenna

From: Angela Kramer
Date: 2013/07/05

At the University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields of study, approx. 9.400 members of staff, more than 90.000 students) the position of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of East Asian Studies

is vacant.

Identification number of advertisement: 4039

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna is deeply committed to the study of social and cultural phenomena of contemporary East Asia. In support of its social sciences/cultural studies-based teaching and research program on Japan, the Department is hiring a post-doc (Assistant Professor) with excellent educational background in methodology. Term of employment is limited to six years.

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Occupation group in accordance with collective bargaining agreement ( http://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/kollektivvertrag/mita
rbeiterinnengruppen/ ) : §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc).
On top of this relevant chargeable work experience determines the assessment to a particular salary grade.

Areas of work:
The Japanese Studies Division of the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna is deeply committed to the study of social and cultural phenomena of contemporary Japan.
The position includes the following job
responsibilities: independent research; teaching duties according to regulations of the University of Vienna's Collective Bargaining Agreement contributing to the curricula of Bachelor and Master programs in Japanese Studies; supervision of final theses; and administrative duties.

We expect applicants to be dedicated to research on contemporary issues of Japan. After having obtained a doctorate or Ph.D. in Japanese Studies, they gathered extensive working experience at a university or research institute focusing on Japan. Qualified candidates are experienced in teaching classes at university level and command over the respective didactic skills. They have a strong educational background in social sciences or cultural studies enabling them to teach quantitative and qualitative research techniques. Their publication record of monographs, journal articles and book chapters demonstrates their international visibility and interdisciplinary research activities.

We also would like applicants to be experienced in studying media and media contents; to be successful with grant applications and to have excelled in international research collaboration. We highly appreciate the willingness to cooperate with others and communication skills. We also want applicants to demonstrate the skills needed to teach classes in English.

Your full application package should include a letter of intent, academic CV, list of publication, a draft of current and future research interests and letters of recommendation. Applications should be sent via Job Center to the University of Vienna
(http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than
21.07.2013 and be referenced to the identification number 4039.

For further information please contact Angela Kramer at

The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women on its faculty, particularly in high-level positions, and therefore specifically invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants women will receive preferential consideration.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna Identification number of advertisement: 4039
E-Mail: jobcenter[at]univie.ac.at

Mag. Angela Kramer
Institut für Ostasienwissenschaften - Japanologie Universität Wien
1090 Wien
Spitalgasse 2, Hof 2, Eingang 2.4
Tel. 0043-1-4277-43801
Fax 0043-1-4277-9438

Approved by ssjmod at July 5, 2013 11:03 AM