The Department of Political Science of the University of Vienna announces two open positions (University Assistant prae doc) in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis and Qualitative Methods. The duration of employment is 4 years (30 hours/week).
Tasks are: participation in research, teaching and administration in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis and Qualitative Methods; participation in research projects and research funding applications; participation in publications / academic articles / presentations; participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement; supervision of students; involvement in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposiums; involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration. Successful candidates are expected to sign a doctoral thesis agreement (approval of PhD research proposal) within 12–18 months.
Job requirements include, among others: University Degree (Master, Diploma) in the study field Political Science or a similar discipline with relevance for Political Science; professional competences in the field of comparative analysis of politics or policy; competence in the field of health- or research policy (desirable); interest in the political aspects of Personalised Medicine; good knowledge of qualitative methods; at least basic knowledge of quantitative methods; didactic competence.
The application deadline is December 7, 2017.
For further information, check the full job posting.