[Job Vacancy] University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department for Translation Studies

The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department for Translation Studies

Reference number10461

The Centre for Translation Studies provides teaching in 14 languages and research in a broad range of core areas of translation and interpreting. The advertised prae-doctoral position offers an exciting international working environment and the opportunity to develop innovative research focuses in literary translation.

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:
Participation in research, teaching and administration – Participation in research projects / research studies – Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations – We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months. – Participation in teaching and independent teaching as defined by the collective agreement – Supervision of students – Involvement in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposiums – Involvement in the department’s administration as well as the administration of teaching and research activities

Completed MA in relevant field (translation studies) – Minimum of three working languages – Excellent command of written and spoken German and English – IT user skills – Ability to work in a team – Interest in literary translation – Initiative, openness, creativity

Desirable additional qualifications are experience/interest in archival work – Basic experience in research methods and academic writing 

Research fields:

Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Linguistics and Literature
Translation studies 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 11.02.2020, mentioning reference number 10461.

For further information please contact Kaindl, Klaus +43-1-4277-58004.

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.

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Reference number: 10461
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