Danube University Krems
Danube University Krems is Europe's leading university for continuing education. As the only public university for continuing education in the German-
speaking area it specialises in upskilling programmes for working persons and, in teaching and research, is engaged in tackling current and future social challenges.
Currently around 8,000 students from more than 90 countries are enrolled in Master's studies and brief programmes offered parallel to employment.
Danube University Krems (Faculty of Business and Globalization / Department for Migration and Globalization ) invites applications for the following position :
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Quantitative Migration and Globalization Research
38.5 hours / week Advertisement No. SB19-0113
General job description and profile :
The tasks of the successful candidate will be laid down in the qualification agreement ( Qualifizierungsvereinbarung’) to be concluded in agreement with the review board for this position, and will refer to research, teaching, management and cooperation, as well as to progress in these areas.
The objective of the Assistant Professorship is to develop a distinct personal research profile by means of a professorial thesis or equivalent qualification in order to meet the requirements for an Associate Professorship within six years.
Applicants are expected to hold a PhD degree (in any social scientific discipline) plus a minimum of two (2) years of postdoctoral research experience at a university or research institution in the area of "Migration Studies".
Applicants have already demonstrated the potential to publish in reputable international journals.
The following selection criteria must be met :
Evidence of the following scientific expertise is desirable :
Perspectives for the future holder of the position :
Danube University Krems will support the successful applicant during the qualification period of six (6) years according to the available opportunities and resources for him / her to achieve the associate professorship.
Accordingly, the position as Assistant Professor is limited to a maximum period of six (6) years. After successful completion of the requirements of the qualification agreement the position will be turned into a tenured Associate Professorship.
This Assistant Professorship will be remunerated with a monthly gross salary of EUR 3,300 (on a 38.5 hours / week basis).
We are willing to pay a higher salary according to qualifications and experience.
We are looking forward to receiving applications from persons with disabilities who possess the required qualifications.
Danube University Krems sees a high innovation potential in the diversity of its employees and has declared diversity to be a leading principle.
At the same time Danube University Krems seeks to increase the percentage of female employees and expressly invites qualified women to apply for this position.
In the case of equal qualifications women will be given priority.
Information about the application process :
In addition to standard application documents (motivational letter, CV, degree certificates) the application should include :
We are looking forward to receiving your application at the Human Resources department of Danube University Krems (bewerbung donau-
uni.ac.at) by 02 December 2019 .