Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Modern German Literature with a specialization in...
University of Vienna (Universitaet Wien)
Vienna, Austria
vor 3 Tg.
source : Euraxess

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At the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna the position of a Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of

Modern German Literature with a specialization in popular culture and young adult culture

full-time position) is to be filled.

The successful candidate should represent the subject of Modern German Literature in research and in teaching. He*she should also offer relevant teaching content for teacher training.

Desired focal points are contemporary literature, pop culture, pop literature and youth literature with regard to their media formats, especially digital formats of contemporary literature.

Offer Requirements

Skills / Qualifications

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications :

  • Doctoral degree / PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution; as a general rule, applicants must have gained research experience outside the University of Vienna for a total of at least two years during or after their doctoral studies
  • Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
  • Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
  • Potential for successfully acquiring an ERC Starting Grant or an ERC Consolidator Grant (depending on career level) or comparable renowned funding within the qualification period.
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues
  • The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

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