Tenure Track

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 Feb 2021

Open to new ideas. Since 1365. The University of Vienna is a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes. We are committed to basic research that is open to applications and to research-led teaching, as well as to the dialogue with economy and society. We strive to actively promote the careers of young researchers, to contribute to the education of future generations and to augment the society’s ability to innovate. We invite you to become part of this dynamic and vibrant organisation.

At the University of Vienna up to two positions of a

Tenure-Track Professorship
for the field of
Cognitive Sciences

(full-time position) are to be filled.

We are looking for applicants that address substantial state-of-the-art scientific research questions in the area of Cognitive Sciences incl. Neurosciences and advance the systematic understanding of cognitive processes in humans, animals and/or artificial cognitive systems.

The selection is a two-stage process. Applicants successful in stage one (selection at the University of Vienna) must be willing to apply in stage two for a WWTF Vienna Research Group Grant in “Cognitive Sciences” (up to EUR 1.6 million of funding for 6-8 years, deadline 17 June 2021, www.wwtf.at ). This grant application must be supported by a proponent of your choice from the University of Vienna. Successful candidates for the grant will then be offered a tenure track professorship. The evaluation for tenure as Associate Professor at the University of Vienna is performed jointly with an interim evaluation of the WWTF grant, as a general rule after four years.

The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at ). The University strives to increase the share of women in professorial positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application documents:
Please submit a single PDF document named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to tenuretrack.personal@univie.ac.at containing the following information (in English).
1. Cover Sheet and Table of Contents
2. Letter of motivation
3. Academic curriculum vitae
o key terms that best describe your own research interests
o education, degrees (incl. information about the PhD granting institution and the exact date DD.MM.YYYY when the PhD was conferred)
o professional experience
o applicable parental leave, family or other care times, …
o scientific or scholarly “esteem factors” (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)
o previous and current cooperation partners
o complete list of acquired third-party funded projects as principal investigator (role, subject, duration, funding agency, funding volume), and, if applicable, of inventions/patents
o list of most important scientific talks (max. 10)
o list of courses taught
o list of theses sup The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at ). The University strives to increase the share of women in professorial positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application documents:
Please submit a single PDF document named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to tenuretrack.personal@univie.ac.at containing the following information (in English).
1. Cover Sheet and Table of Contents
2. Letter of motivation
3. Academic curriculum vitae
o key terms that best describe your own research interests
o education, degrees (incl. information about the PhD granting institution and the exact date DD.MM.YYYY when the PhD was conferred)
o professional experience
o applicable parental leave, family or other care times, …
o scientific or scholarly “esteem factors” (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)
o previous and current cooperation partners
o complete list of acquired third-party funded projects as principal investigator (role, subject, duration, funding agency, funding volume), and, if applicable, of inventions/patents
o list of most important scientific talks (max. 10)
o list of courses taught
o list of theses supervised
4. List of publications
o link to own ORCID iD record
o if common in your field of research provide information about indexation in data bases such as SCIE, SSCI, AHCI, citations resp. book reviews received or other indicators of scientific quality/international visibility (best paper award, etc.)


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