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University Assistant (post doc) | Lab for Cognitive Research in Art History, University of Vienna

The Department of Art History at the University of Vienna is one of the oldest and biggest centers for research and education in its field. A full post-doc position (University Assistant) is available for 6 years from November 1, 2017.

Areas of work: Coordination of the Lab for Cognitive Research in Art History, development of a research project leading to a second book ('Habilitation'), independent teaching (4 hours per week), assistance of Prof. Raphael Rosenberg in teaching and research, participation in the administration of the department.

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week. Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc: gross annual salary of € 50.772,40 / ca. € 33.556 net of taxes and insurances; relevant work experience might result in assessment to a higher salary grade).

Profile: Excellent PhD in art history, cognitive science, or psychology; excellent computer skills; team player.

Documents to be submitted: letter of motivation, CV, copies of diploma, specimen of writing (table of contents, introduction, one chapter, summary/conclusion of the PhD thesis), copies of the reports of the PhD thesis (if available), expose of a research project (preferably in the field of cognitive research in art history, max. 5 pages).

For further information, please contact Raphael Rosenberg ( / +43-1-4277-41420).

Applications should be submitted in digital form, preferably through the Job Center of the University of Vienna no later than July 5th 2017, mentioning reference number 7634.

The University of Vienna 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.