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Tenure-Track Professor in the field of Applied Ethics

Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Applied Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
AOC Practical Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Start date Late 2024 - Early 2025 (not yet determined)
Job description

The position:

The successful candidate must have a research focus in an area of Applied Ethics and an excellent research track record with publications in internationally leading philosophy journals.

The successful candidate will contribute to the research of the FWF-funded Cluster of Excellence “Knowledge in Crisis” (https://medienportal.univie.ac.at/en/media/recent-press-releases/detailansicht-en/artikel/understanding-and-overcoming-the-crisis-of-the-knowledge/).

The tenure-track professorship Applied Ethics will be embedded into the faculty’s key research area Practical Philosophy (https://philosophie.univie.ac.at/en/department/) to which the successful candidate is expected to contribute.

Your academic profile:

  • Doctoral degree/PhD
  • Two years of international research experience during or after doctoral studies
  • Outstanding research achievements, excellent publication and funding record, international reputation
  • Gender and diversity competence
  • Experience in designing of and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups and acquire third-party funding
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching and supervision at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level

We expect the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

We offer:

  • the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor; the initial contract as Assistant Professor is limited to six years, after positive evaluation of a qualification agreement the contract becomes permanent as Associate Professor; Associate Professors can be promoted to Full Professor through an internal competitive procedure.
  • a dynamic research environment
  • a wide range of research and teaching support services
  • attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
  • an attractive salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff (level A2) and an organisational retirement plan
How to apply
Application type Online
Application documents (in English): 1. Letter of motivation 2. Academic curriculum vitae o education and training (PhD Certificate, PDF) o positions held to date o relevant parental, family or other care times o awards and honors o commissions of trust o previous and current cooperation partners o complete list of acquired third-party funding and, if applicable, of inventions/patents o list of most important scientific talks (max. 10) o teaching and mentoring o supervision experience (Master and PhD), if applicable 3. List of publications o link to your own publicly accessible ORCID record, with a complete and current publication list o three key publications as electronic full text version (PDF, max. 30 MB) 4. Research statement o most important research achievements (max. 2 pages) and planned future research activities (max. 4 pages) o synopsis of three key publications with relevance to the position advertised o publication strategy 5. Teaching and supervision statement o teaching and supervision concept, including a description of the previous and planned priorities in academic teaching and supervision (max. 2 pages) o teaching evaluations (if available, PDF) If you have any questions, please contact: [email protected] Only applications submitted through the link below will be considered. The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity. We lay special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions among the academic and general university staff and therefore expressly encourage qualified women to apply. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates.
Web address to apply https://jobs.univie.ac.at/job/Tenure-Track-Profess...
Email to apply
Hard deadline September 18, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://jobs.univie.ac.at/job/Tenure-Track-Profess...
Contact name Human Resources and Gender Equality
Contact email
Contact phone +43-1-4277-12301
Time created July 5, 2024, 7:34pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 18, 2024, 11:59pm CET
Last updated July 5, 2024, 7:34pm UTC
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