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Job Announcement: Vienna University

Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics: Full Professor, Vienna University, Vienna, Austria


Employer: Vienna University
Department of Linguistics
http://linguistik.univie.ac.at/
Job Location: Vienna, Austria
Title: Full Professor of Applied Linguistics
Rank: Full Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.2076
Date Submitted: 16-May-2013
Job Description: 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 documents:
- Academic curriculum vitae
- Brief description of current research interests and research plans for the immediate future
- List of publications together with
* Specification of five key publications judged by the applicant to be particularly relevant to the advertised professorship together with an explanation of their relevance
* 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 situation.

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
Application Address:
ATTN: Dean of the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna
Karl Lueger Ring 1
Vienna    A-1010
Austria 
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Helmut  Gruber , Assoc. Prof.
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