University Assistant - Postdoc Career Position (Institute of Science Education, Area of Language ...

Employer
Institute of Science Education
Location
Austria
Posted
October 03 2017
Discipline
Other, Education
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Start date/Duration


  • from 01.11.2017

  • six-year duration, possibility of a tenure-track position

Administrative unit


School of Education, Institute of Science Education, Area of Language Education


Extent of employment


Full-time position (40 hours/week)


Responsibilities


  • independent research in the fields of English/EFL literature and culture education in secondary school contexts (teaching methodology); conceptualizing and conducting a habilitation project (post doc project) in the field of English/EFL literature and culture education in secondary school settings.

  • independent teaching of research based courses in the fields of English/EFL literature and culture education in secondary school contexts (teaching methodology) as well as cross-linguistic language education

  • conducting exams and supervising academic theses

  • assistance in administrative tasks (research, teaching, logistics) of the department and the faculty, as well as the research networks at Innsbruck University

Required qualifications


  • degree in teacher training in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in secondary school contexts: PhD thesis in EFL literature and/or culture education in secondary school contexts; post-doctoral experience in EFL literature and/or culture education in secondary school contexts; qualified habilitation project (post doc project) with a focus on secondary education (a ten-page -max.- exposé is to be attached to the application)

  • post-doctoral experience or other relevant work experience; teaching experience in secondary education beyond the scope of the teacher training programme; experience in tertiary teaching in the fields of English/EFL literature and culture education in secondary school contexts (teaching methodology) (a five-page -max.- concept for teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) education in secondary school contexts is to be attached to the application)

  • experience in acquiring third-party funding; experience in mobility

  • German (if not L1, C1-level according to the CEFR; English on C2-level according to the CEFR)

  • Adequate computer literacy

  • Ability to be innovative and creative; ability to think and act according to institutional demands; willingness to communicate and cooperate with other fields of subject specific education in secondary school contexts at all levels

The minimum gross salary (stipulated by collective agreement) for this position amounts to € 3.627 per month (14 times). The salary will be higher if you have worked in a similar position before. Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers (http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/).



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