Vienna assistant position: now complete with application requirements

Birgit Kellner birgit.kellner at UNIVIE.AC.AT
Fri Jan 12 17:26:50 UTC 2007

Dear list-members,

the announcement of an assistant position at the Institute for South 
Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies in Vienna was incomplete in that it 
contained no information about the documents that are required for 

Since this information is a bit hidden on the university's website, 
allow me to specify:

A list of the required documents can be found at:

In short, these are:

- application form ("Bewerbungsbogen"), linked on that page (found here:
- CV (signed by the applicant)
- birth certificate (photocopy)
- certificate of nationality (photocopy)
- certificates of educational qualifications, in this case especially 
the required university degree (photocopy)

For the sake of completeness, the full English text of the job advert is 
reposted further below.

Apologies for the oversight, and best regards,

Birgit Kellner


Position of an Academic Assistant at the Department of South Asian,
Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, University of Vienna

The Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Faculty of
Philology and Humanities (ID No. 13/238-06/07/MB), announces the vacancy
of the position of an academic assistant and invites applications.
Employment can start as soon as possible.

The contract will be limited to a period of four years.

*Extent of position*: 50% (half-time)

*Requirements*: University degree (doctorate) in South Asian Studies or
any other field of the humanities with a focus on modern South Asia.

*Additional qualifications*: Teaching competence and research interests
in areas of Modern South Asian Studies (culture and society, language
and literature, history and social processes); familiarity with at least
one modern language of northern South Asia. Readiness to participate in
the administration of teaching and research. Applicants should be
proficient in German or ready to acquire competence within the span of
two years; good knowledge of English is required. IT competence specific
to the discipline and local (fieldwork) experience are an advantage.

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.: 13/238-06/07/MB*

Applications will be received between January 9, 2007 and January 30, 2007.

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

For the German text of this job advertisement, see

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