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That way, the University of Vienna contributes to the education of future generations and to the society’s ability to innovate.
The appointment of particularly qualified researchers to university professors is an important strategy of the University of Vienna.
Become part of this vibrant and future-oriented organisation.
At the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy of the University of Vienna the position of a University Professor of Spatial Research and Spatial Planning
full time, permanent position) is to be filled.
We are looking for individuals who are outstanding internationally recognized scholars developing cutting-edge research that advances the field of spatial planning and spatial governance.
A strong focus on sustainable regional development is welcome. Candidates are expected to have excellent publication, external funding and teaching records, and to be prepared to strengthen cooperation within and across faculties.
Teaching at all levels will be done mainly in Geography, with the option to contribute to Environmental Sciences and other neighbouring fields.
Skills / Qualifications
Successful candidates should have the following qualifications :
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.
In addition, the University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to be prepared to take over responsibility on the organisational level of the Faculty and the University, if necessary.