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University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Government

24 days ago | Closing on Nov 12
University of Vienna
University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Government
University of Vienna
The University of Vienna was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365. It is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe.
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Published: 24 days ago
Application deadline: Nov 12
Location: Vienna, Austria
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University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Government


The University of Vienna (19 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.600 members of staff, about 92.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.03.2019 of a

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Department of Government
to 28.02.2025.

Reference number: 8989
The Department of Government is looking for a university assistant (post doc) with good knowledge of political behavior and of quantitative methods in the Social Sciences.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s
Extent of Employment: 40.0 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:
- Participation in research, teaching and administration
- Contribution to research projects / scientific studies
- Contribution to organisation of conferences, meetings, symposiums
- Project application and external fundraising
- International publishing and presentation activities
- Teaching due to extent regulations of wage agreement
- Support of students
- Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance
- Participation in administration of the department

Profile:
- Completed PhD in Political Sciences
- Research interest in electoral and political behavior
- Excellent knowledge of quantitative methods and survey methods (STATA, R)
- Experience with survey methods and statistical analysis
- Excellent or very good English skills
- Command of written and spoken German is preferred
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Motivation letter
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Reference persons
- Certificates (University)

Research fields:
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Political Science
Comparative politics SHOULD




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 12.11.2018, mentioning reference number 8989.

For further information please contact Barta, Julia Maria Theresia +43-1-4277-49730.

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.
Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 8989
E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at
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