quinta-feira, 23 de junho de 2011

University Assistant (prae doc) at the University of Vienna

The announced position is situated at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education. The department is by international comparison capacious and can therefore resort to multifaceted skills by its members of staff. This motivates both the duty to offer a teaching programme that spans the full breadth of the discipline and the intension to satisfy a high standard of research performance. The department attaches great importance to the core areas of philosophy – connected with the demand to obtain knowledge and skills on their basis, which contribute to the clarification and solution of current problems. The intension to acknowledge new philosophical developments and tasks is reflected in the number of co-operations and research fields of the department.

Degree of Employment: 30 hours/week

Areas of work: The successful candidate will actively collaborate in research, teaching and administration at the Department of Philosophy in the field of Practical Philosophy. The professorship for Ethics with special emphasis on Applied Ethics of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Angela Kallhoff covers frontier-research in Practical Philosophy and Applied Ethics including the following areas of work:System and History of Ethics, basic questions of Practical Philosophy and Applied Ethics.The main goal of this position will be to produce a Dissertation ready for publishing within the field respectively foci of research mentioned above.

Profile:- graduated in Philosophy (academic diploma degree equivalent to Magister) - excellent marks - profound knowledge of Ethics and/or Applied Ethics- Organisational skills and team-spiritWillingness to acquire good command of German within three years sufficient to hold classes for Bachelor and Master students and contributions to the boards of university Favorable additional assets:- publications and research talks relevant for Ethics or Practical Philosophy and/or applied Ethics, preferrably in international context (including tutorships etc. as far as already acquired)- first experience in organisation of research projects (assistant to meeting, events, publications etc.)Applicants are required to submit: letter of motivation, scientific curriculum (including copies of academic certificates and documents), one sample of your master thesis, if available list of publications and research talks, description of your PhD thesis (approx. 900 words with draft outline and listing of the most significant contributions to the topic), two letters of recommendation.

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be sent via Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 04.07.2011 and be referenced to  the identification number 2138.

For further information please contact Wachter, Gertrud +43-1-4277-47401.

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: 2138
E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

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