Tenure Track

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Jan 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 Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna the position of a

Tenure-Track Professorship
for the field of
Hungarian Literature in European Context

(full-time position) is to be filled.

Promising applicants conduct research on Hungarian literature in its own, but also in a European, context. In accordance with the curricular requirements, they have a philological and cultural studies background and reflect current or historical aspects of literary studies. They are willing to cover the entire spectrum of Hungarian literary history in their teaching. A research focus on the older or the more recent literary history is welcome. Ideally, they are experienced in interdisciplinary collaboration. They are interested in the methods and theoretical frameworks of literary research and embedding their research into the field of comparative linguistics and literary studies.

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 r 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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