We are a dynamic research and teaching department with about 25 staff members. In close collaboration with national and international research partners focused on the study of all areas of history and ancient studies, we conduct innovative basic research on the history of the Mediterranean and neighboring areas spanning the periods from the beginning of the written record to the end of late antiquity as well as the history of its influence and reception based on a broad variety of sources.

Duration of employment: 4 year/s

Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description: 
Active participation in research, teaching and administration.
– Involvement in research projects / research studies
– Contribution to publications / scientific articles
– Contribution to organization of conferences, meetings, symposiums
– Contribution to project application and the acquisition of third-party funding
– We expect the successful candidate to write a dissertation in the area of Roman History or the History of the Imperium Romanum and Latin epigraphy and to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months
– Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
– Examination activities
– Supervision of students
– Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
– Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

Your application should include the following documents:
– Letter of intent
– Academic Curriculum vitae
– List of publications, evidence of teaching experience ( if available)
– Short doctoral Project proposal
– Two letters of recommendation
– Degree certificates

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Highly resilient and ability to work in a team

Research fields:

Main research field
Special research fields Importance
History, Archaeology
Ancient history MUST


Educational institution
Educational level Special subject Importance
Humanities MUST


Language level Importance
Good knowledge MUST
Good knowledge MUST
Good knowledge MUST
Very good knowledge MUST
Ancient Greek
Very good knowledge MUST
Very good knowledge 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 17.12.2018, mentioning reference number 8330.

For further information please contact Mitthof, Fritz +43-1-4277-40570. 

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: 8330
E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

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