LINGUIST List 29.2931

Tue Jul 17 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; TESOL: Post Doc, University of Vienna

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 17-Jul-2018
From: Julia Huettner <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; TESOL: Post Doc, University of Vienna, Austria
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University or Organization: University of Vienna
Department: English and American Studies
Job Location: Vienna, Austria
Web Address:
Job Title: University Assistant (Post Doc) - English Language Teacher Education

Job Rank: Post Doc; Post-Doc UniversitätsassistentIn

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Teacher Education, TESOL


We invite applications by individuals with a solid background in English language teacher education (ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics) to contribute to our research and teaching activities and departmental management and administration processes.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s
Extent of Employment: 20.0 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective agreement 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 your independent research profile
- Participation in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Preparing / writing a habilitation thesis or producing equivalent research publications
- Independent teaching of courses ( usually 2 hours per week)
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance activities of the university
- Involvement in the department administration
-Participation in curricular development within the area of teacher education

- PhD/EdD in the area of English Language Education/TESOL/applied linguistics with relevance to language learning/language teaching research
- Research expertise in English Language Education / TESOL / English Language Teacher Education
- Teaching experience at secondary and/or tertiary level
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- Ability to work in a team

A focus of reserach in one of the following areas is desirable:
- New Media/New Literacies/Teaching with new media in English Language Teaching /Teacher Education
- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
- English Language Teacher Education (English as a Foreign Language)
- Quantitative methods in language-teaching related applied linguistics

We further expect:
- Publications in high-quality outlets (peer-reviewed according to subject-specific standards)
- Presentations at international conferences
- Experience of university-level teaching and supervision of students

Please enclose the following with your application (either in German or English, unless specified):
- CV and relevant certificates etc. (if available, please include student feedback)
- Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
- Description of research plans for the next 6 years (possibly of “Habilitation” Project) (max. 3 pages in English)
- Teaching concept and syllabus for the course at MEd level “Specific Issues in Language Teaching and Learning” (max 2 pages, in English)
- List of courses taught
- List of publications and research projects
- Contact details of two academic referees

Applications should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna at the application link provided below no later than 01.08.2018, mentioning reference number 8805.

For further information please contact Viola, Màrta Sarolta +43-1-4277-42406.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( 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: 8805

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Application Deadline: 01-Aug-2018

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Julia Huettner

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