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Full Professor of Philosophy of Media and Techniques
Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna
|Job category||Faculty (senior) / Continuing or permanent|
|AOS||Philosophy of Media and/or Philosophy of Technology|
Philosophy of Science
Social and Political Philosophy
|Location||Vienna, Vienna, Austria|
|Application deadline||Friday, January 4 2013 (local time)|
As stated in its development plan (http://www.univie.ac.at/rektorenteam/ug2002/entwicklungsplan.html) the University of Vienna aims at strengthening its position as a major research-oriented university. Key elements of this strategy include the provision of an attractive range of research-based study programmes, support for furthering the work of junior academic colleagues, and high-calibre professorial appointments.
Full Professor of
(full time, permanent position under private law). 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.
The position is situated in the research group ‘Philosophy of Language, Symbols and Media’ in the Department of Philosophy. Successful candidates are expected to articulate the philosophical implications of the role media and technology play in modern societies and to contextualize them in the perspective of history of science and / or cultural studies. Successful candidates will have an international and outstanding profile and reputation in at least one of the two mentioned areas (Philosophy of Media, Philosophy of Techniques). They will also be willing to engage in interdisciplinary research. Successful candidates are expected to do research and teach on all levels in the Department of Philosophy (Bachelor, Master, PhD).
Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:
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
Candidates should send an application containing at least the following documents:
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.
|Time created||Tuesday, November 6 2012, 9:47pm|
|Last updated||Sunday, November 11 2012, 10:05pm|
|Web address for more information||http://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/fuer-mitarbeiter...|