Job: modern South Asian languages teaching at the University of Vienna

Birgit Kellner birgit.kellner at UNIVIE.AC.AT
Mon Feb 19 15:42:10 UTC 2007

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Best regards,

Birgit Kellner


Position of a Language Teacher (Modern South Asian Languages) at the 
Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, University of 


The Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Faculty of 
Philology and Humanities (ID No. 13/252-06/07/BM), announces the vacancy 
of the position of a language teacher (modern South Asian languages) and 
invites applications. Employment will start on June 1, 2007.

The contract will be limited to June 30, 2009.

*Extent of position*: 100%

*Requirements*: University degree (M.A.) with a focus on a modern South 
Asian language. Teaching experience in the discipline is required.

*Additional qualifications*: Teaching competence in Hindi and Nepali; 
familiarity with the literature and literary history of these languages. 
Applicants should be proficient in German or ready to acquire competence 
within the span of two years; good knowledge of English is required.

*Tasks*: Teaching of Hindi and Nepali for beginners and advanced 
students (12 hours a week during term). Conception and development of 
course materials for these two languages. Assistance in complementing 
library for modern South Asian languages. Participation in training 
courses for the improvement of university teaching.

The University aims at an increased representation of women among its 
staff, especially in leading positions and among the academic faculty, 
and therefore explicitly encourages qualified women to apply.  In the 
case of equal qualification, preference will be given to female applicants.

*ID No.: **13/252-06/07/BM** *

Applications will be received between February 16 and March 9, 2007.


Applications should be sent to: Personalabteilung der Universität Wien, 
Dr. Karl Lueger-Ring 1, A-1010 Wien.



*Required documents:*

- application form 
- CV (signed by the applicant)
- documents (birth certificate, a document certifying the applicant's 
nationality; photocopies are sufficient)
- documents certifying the applicant's educational qualifications 
(photocopies are sufficient)


Digital applications are to be send as PDF files to: 
personalabteilung at



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