LINGUIST List 29.220

Fri Jan 12 2018

Jobs: English; General Linguistics: Visiting Professor, University of Vienna

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 10-Jan-2018
From: Nikolaus Ritt <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: Visiting Professor, University of Vienna, Austria
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University or Organization: University of Vienna
Department: Department of English and American Studies
Job Location: Vienna, Austria
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Professor

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


At the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna, the position of a Visiting Professor of English Linguistics (full time, for the period of 01 March 2018 - 28 February 2020) is to be filled as soon as possible.

Successful candidates will have experience in teaching lectures and interactive courses in English linguistics, as well as an excellent research record in that field, which reflects openness in terms of methods and approaches.

Teaching duties entail 8 hours per week. Courses will cover areas specified the Bachelor and Master Curricula of the department of English and American Studies. Successful candidates are also expected to supervise Diploma-theses and Bachelor- and Master-Theses.

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

- Doctoral degree/PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
- Habilitation (venia docendi) in a subject field relevant to this position or an internationally accepted equivalent qualification is desirable
- Outstanding achievements in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
- Experience in designing, procuring and managing large research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to lead research groups
- Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities as well as the ability and willingness to teach students in all phases of their studies (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promoting young academic colleagues

We offer:

- a salary (classification according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff, allocation to job group A1; section 99 (1) of the Universities Act 2002); in addition, relevant work experience determines the grade according to the Agreement and the salary level
- in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension fund to its employees
- a dynamic research location with well-established research funding provisions
- attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
- a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions

Application Deadline: 28-Jan-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Nikolaus Ritt

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