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University Assistant (post doc) at the Research Platform GAIN – Gender: Ambivalent In_Visibilities

Starting with September 1st, 2020, we intend to employ one research and teaching assistant (“post-doc“; 75 %) for four years (until August 31, 2024) as a member of the newly established Research Platform “Gender: Ambivalent In_Visibilities” at the University of Vienna.

The Research Platform “Gender: Ambivalent In_Visibilities” analyses processes of gendered in_visibilities against the background of altered constellations of the relation between public and private (e.g. due to the economization of society, new technologies and social media) and in the context of increasing gender diversity, of migration and religious pluralisation.

Duration of employment: 4 year/s

Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves – Developing and strengthening the independent research profile – Involvement in research projects / research-oriented studies – International publications and presentations – Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding – Preparing / writing a habilitation thesis/second book – Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement – Supervision of students – Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance – Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

Doctoral degree/PhD degree with demonstrable focus in Gender Studies and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and intersectional fashion – excellent methodological competence in the discipline of the doctorate/PhD – Didactic competence – Ability to fluently express yourself orally and in writing, both in German and in English – very good IT user skills – Ability to work in a team

In addition we expect the successful candidate to have
– Teaching experience/experience of working wih e-learning
– Experience of working on research projects
– Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
– International presentation experience

Desirable qualifications are
– Knowledge of university processes and structures
– Experiences abroad
– Experience of supervising students