Assistant Professor (Dissertationsstelle Cipher PHIL-HIST-10501) in History and European Ethnology

University of Innsbruck


Start / Duration:

  • from 01.07.2019
  • to 4 years

Organizational unit:

  • History and European Ethnology


  • 20 hours / week - with submission of the dissertation agreement, an increase in the employment level to 30 hours / week

Main tasks:

  • Dissertation in the field of transnational economic, social and environmental history (from the 18th century)
  • Independent research with the aim of dissertation
  • Independent teaching
  • Participation in research projects and supervision of students
  • Participation in conferences, congresses and further education
  • administrative tasks

Required qualification:

  • A degree in history or a historically oriented neighboring discipline with above-average achievements at Master level
  • good conceptual skills, oral and written expression
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, further language skills are desired
  • good teamwork and cooperative way of working
  • The future employee is expected to contribute to the research profile of the core subject and to deal with a topic of transnational economic, social and environmental history (from the 18th century) in the dissertation project. For the position, a dissertation concept has to be developed that can be applied for in a max. 5-page exposé. If this project is already in progress, its status must be stated
  • The application must be accompanied by an excerpt in the form of an excerpt from the master's thesis

Job profile:

The description of the tasks and requirements associated with this position can be found at:


For this position, a collectively agreed minimum wage of € 1,432 / month gross (14 times) is envisaged. The fee increases if relevant professional experience is available. In addition, the university offers numerous attractive additional benefits ( ).


We look forward to your online application until 20.04.2019.

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