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LINGUIST List 24.2076

Thu May 16 2013

Jobs: Applied Ling; Disc Analysis; Socioling: Full Professor, Vienna University

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-May-2013
From: Helmut Gruber <helmut.k.gruberunivie.ac.at>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics: Full Professor, Vienna University, Vienna, Austria
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University or Organization: Vienna University
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Vienna, Austria
Web Address: http://linguistik.univie.ac.at/
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics


The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women on its
faculty, particularly in high-level positions, and therefore specifically
invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants women will
receive preferential consideration. Applicants will be expected to have a
research profile that spans the full breadth of applied linguistics, with an
established reputation for both empirical and theoretical work in the areas of
sociolinguistics and empirically-focused linguistic text and discourse
studies. The ability to interface with other fields of interest in the
department (general linguistics, historical linguistics, psycholinguistics)
will be an advantage.

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:
- PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research
institution (Austrian or equivalent international academic degree in the relevant field)
- Outstanding research and publication record, with an excellent reputation as
an active member in the international academic community. Habilitation (venia
docendi) or equivalent international qualification in the relevant field is desirable
- Experience in designing, procuring and directing major research projects,
and willingness and ability to assume the responsibility of team leadership
- Experience in university teaching, and willingness and ability to teach at
all curricular levels, to supervise theses, and to further the work of junior
academic colleagues
The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within
three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in Bachelor
programmes and participation in committees

The University of Vienna offers:
- Attractive terms and conditions of employment with a negotiable and
performance-related salary, associated with a retirement fund
- A “start-up package” for the initiation of research projects
- An attractive and dynamic research location in a city with a high quality of
life and in a country with excellent research funding provision
- Support for relocation to Vienna, where appropriate

Candidates should send an application containing at least the following
- Academic curriculum vitae
- Brief description of current research interests and research plans for the
immediate future
- List of publications together with
A) Specification of five key publications judged by the applicant to be
particularly relevant to the advertised professorship together with an
explanation of their relevance
B) PDF versions of these five publications provided either as email attachments
or through URLs of downloadable copies (PDF versions of monographs need only
be provided if easily available)
- List of talks given, including detailed information about invited plenaries
at international conferences
- List of projects supported by third-party funds
- Short survey of previous academic teaching and list of supervised PhD theses

University professors will be classified according to the Collective
Bargaining Agreement for University Staff into the salary group A1. The salary
will be individually negotiated under consideration of the previous career
development and in case of an appointment from abroad of the different tax

Applications in English or German should be directed to the Dean of the
Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna, and
submitted using the application information email (preferably as PDF
attachments) no later than June 21st, 2013 with reference 130-2013.

Application Deadline: 21-Jun-2013
ATTN: Dean of the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna
Karl Lueger Ring 1
Vienna A-1010
Email Address for Applications: dekanat-pkwunivie.ac.at
Contact Information:
Assoc. Prof. Helmut Gruber
Email: helmut.k.gruberunivie.ac.at
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