The Faculty of Historical-Cultural Sciences at the University of

The Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Vienna invites applications for a
Professorship in Austrian History
expected to start on October 1st, 2007. The appointment is a full-time, permanent position under
private law.
Applicants should possess
 postgraduate qualification beyond the doctoral level;
 outstanding scientific qualifications in research and teaching pertaining to the discipline;
 pedagogical and didactic ability;
 evidence of academic leadership skills;
 relevant international experience within his/her area of expertise.
 if possible, experience outside the university pertaining to the discipline
A relevant teaching qualification (venia docendi) is preferred.
The professorship includes the cooperation in one of the following research foci of the Faculty of
Historical and Cultural Studies as stated in the Development Plan of the University of Vienna:
- Austria in her surroundings
- teacher’s training and didactics of history (“didactic memory”)
- dictatorship – violence – genocides
- historical- cultural sciences of Europe
The ability and the willingness to shoulder a full work load in the fields of the Diploma, B.A., M.A. and
Ph.D. programs in history and in teacher’s education in history are presupposed.
Written applications quoting reference number 14/60-2006/2007, including a curriculum vitae,
list of publications, supported by a record list of teaching experience, should be submitted until
March 31, 2007 (date of post mark) to the dean’s office of the Faculty of Historical and Cultural
Studies, University of Vienna, Dr. Karl-Lueger-Ring 1, A-1010 Vienna, Austria.
The University of Vienna is an equal opportunities employer and intends to increase the number of
female employees, especially in senior positions and within its scientific staff. Therefore, qualified
women are particularly encouraged to apply for the post. In the case of equal qualifications, female
candidates will be preferred.