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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Visiting Professorship (4 months) in theoretical philosophy, Vienna, AUSTRIA


University of Vienna is a highly attractive place to work in a city with a 
very high standard of living. Almost 6.700 scientists an academics work at 
the University of Vienna, which is the largest teaching and research 
institution in Austria.

 The University of Vienna announces the position of a

 Visiting Professor
 at the Department of Philosophy


 Fixed-term contract, 99UG, employment for 4 months, ab 01.10.2014 bis
 31.01.2015

 Identification number of advertisement: 4620

 As stated in its development plan
 (http://www.univie.ac.at/rektorenteam/ug2002/entwicklungs plan.html) the
 University of Vienna aims at strengthening its position as a major
 research-oriented university. Key elements of this strategy include the
 provision of an attractive range of research-based study programmes,
 support for furthering the work of junior academic colleagues, and
 high-calibre professorial appointments.

 The University of Vienna offers:

- An attractive and dynamic research location in a city with a high
 quality of life and in a country with excellent research funding provision

- A salary in accordance with the Collective Agreement of the university
 of Vienna

 The University of Vienna offers:

 An attractive and dynamically developing research location in a city with
 a very high standarf of living. The university is also embledded in a well
 organized system of research funding.

 A salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement of University of
 Vienna

 Your tasks:

 The successful candidate will possess a solid record of teaching and
 scholarship in one or more of the following areas: Medieval Philosophy or
 Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Phenomenology.
 An excellent track record of publications in high ranking international
 journals is expected of the candidate. It is desired that he or she is
 able to engage with different philosophical traditions. In addition to
 maintaining an active research agenda, the successful candidate will
 contribute to the department's teaching program on all levels (Bachelor,
 Master, Teacher Training, PhD). The teaching load will be eight hours per
 week.

 Profile:

 Successful candidates should demonstrate:

 ? Doctoral degree and post-doc work experience at a university or research
 institute

 ? Habilitation (venia docendi) in Theoretical philosophy or equivalent
 academic qualification

 ? Doctoral degree in Theoretical philosophy

 ? excellent social skills

 ? publications in Theoretical philosophy, Medieval Philosophy or Early
 Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Phenomenology

 ? excellent track record in carrying out and supervison of research in the
 field of Theoretical philosophy

 ? Outstanding educational and didactic skills as well as a high quality
 teaching skills

 ? Teaching experience in the field

 Experience in university teaching, and willingness and ability to teach at
 all curricular levels, to supervise theses, and to further the work of
 junior academic colleagues

 Applicants are asked to submit the following documents:

 Academic CV

 List of publications

 Short description about previous key aspects in research an teaching as
 well as general information about supervised scientific work so far

 Your application:

 University professors will be classified accordng to the Collective
 Bargaining Agreement for University staff inot the salary group A1. The
 salary will be individually negotiated under consideration of the previous
 career development and in case of an appointment from abroad of the
 different tax situation.

 Applications in German with reference number  4620 should be sent via Job
 Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no
 later than 11.02.2014.

 For further information please contact Kniola, Edith +43-1-4277-46002,
 Sigmund, Karin  +43-1-4277-46003.

 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: 4620
 E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at