Postdoc Position (F*M)

Universities and Institutes of Austria
January 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:€ 54.018
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Contract Type:Temporary
Working Time:Full time
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  • Organisation/Company: Austrian Academy of Sciences, The Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies (IHB)
  • Research Field: History › Modern history
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 15/01/2023 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Austria › Vienna
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Job ID: IHB152PD122

    The Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies (IHB), research unit History of the Habsburg Monarchy, of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Austria's leading non-university research and science institution, conducts basic research unearthing, preserving and interpreting cultural heritage. Employing a large range of methodological approaches across different epochs, our research considers fundamental questions on history and culture of the Habsburg and Balkan territories. This focus not only concerns history and art history, but also anthropological and linguistic questions, providing historical orientational knowledge via scholarly projects and publications. Research findings are actively fed into scholarly discourse and are also disseminated to the non-specialist public. To this end, the Institute tests and develops new, contemporary methods and formats. The IHB is offering a

    Postdoc Position (fm)

    in the research unit “History of the Habsburg Monarchy”.

    (full-time / 40h per week)

    The IHB is an institute with an interdisciplinary profile and foci in early modern and modern history. Within a dynamic research environment, you will set independent research priorities in a cultural and social sciences-oriented interdisciplinary field.

    Your tasks:

  • Conducting research and publishing in the field of gender history of court society (Hofgesellschaft) in the Habsburg Monarchy. Chronologically the focus of the research should be in the period between 1600 and 1900.
  • International networking as well as the conception and organisation of conferences
  • Development of projects and the raising of project-specific third-party funds
  • Active participation in the activities of the research unit and the IHB
  • Your profile:

  • University degree (Ph.D. – published doctoral dissertation) with focus on modern history and gender history
  • High profile in international research publication activities
  • Independent and result-oriented work approach
  • Experience in the acquisition of third-party funds and project coordination
  • Readiness for teamwork
  • The annual gross salary is € 54.018,02 according to the collective agreement of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The position is initially limited to one year; an extension of up to 3 years is possible.

    Please send your application including a scientific curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and list of publications as well as a two-page synopsis of your planned research via e-mail to [email protected] no later than January 15th, 2023.

    The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Austrian Academy of Sciences, The Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies (IHB)
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https: // www.
  • E-Mail: [email protected]
  • Country: Austria
  • City: Vienna
  • State/Province: Vienna
  • Postal Code: 1010
  • Street: Dr. Ignaz Seipel Platz 2
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