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Senior Lecturer (Scientific Teaching), Translation Studies

Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
The basic salary of EUR 4,752,30
Closing date
1 Oct 2024

58 Centre for Translation Studies
Startdate: 01.02.2025 | Working hours: 20 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc)
Limited until: 31.01.2029
Reference no.: 2664

In case of positive evaluation at the end of the fixed-term period of 4 years, the position will be changed to a permanent position. 

Do you enjoy working with young people, are you curious, and do you want to pass on your knowledge? As a Senior Lecturer, you play a crucial role in educating students. In addition to providing a solid academic education, we also place special emphasis on the personal development of students. We support students in developing curiosity and critical thinking, thereby creating a solid foundation for the professional challenges of the next generation.

Your workplace

The Centre for Translation Studies has a staff of about 150 researchers and teachers and 10 employees in administration. Research at the Centre focuses on two key research areas: 1) technologies and socio-cognitive processes in translation and interpreting, and 2) translation and interpreting in social, institutional and media contexts. The Centre offers the following study programmes: Bachelor’s programme “Transcultural Communication”, Master’s programme “Translation” and Master’s programme “Multilingual Technologies”, with 14 languages and currently some 2000 students.

Job description

Your contract includes research-based teaching in our BA and MA programmes (BA Transcultural Communication, MA Translation and MA Multilingual Technologies) with a focus on machine translation.

Extent of employment: 20.00 hours/week, which include a teaching assignment of 14 hours scientific classes on average per year.

In the case of a positive evaluation at the end of the fixed-term period of 4 years, the position will be given a permanent contract.

Your future tasks

  • You hold courses on BA and MA level
  • You contribute to the (further) development of course and examination formats.
  • We expect you to continuously integrate the current state of research into your teaching, to participate in didactic trainings and to conduct research during periods without courses. 
  • You will take on administrative tasks, especially in the administration of teaching.

What we expect What we offer

Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible working hours, remote/hybrid and/or part-time work (upon agreement).

Inspiring working atmosphere: You are a part of an international academic team with excellent research infrastructure, dedicated colleagues and students who want to learn from you.

Good public transport connections: Your workplace in the center of beautiful Vienna is easily accessible by public transport.

Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge.

Fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 4,752,30 (on a fulltime basis) increases if we can credit professional experience.

Equal opportunities for everyone: We look forward to diverse personalities in the team!

It is that easy to apply

  • CV and certificates
  • PhD degree
  • Letter of motivation (max. 2 pages)
  • Didactic teaching concept for a Machine Translation course (Curriculum Transcultural Communication) (max. 2 pages)
  • List of courses held
  • Evidence, if applicable course evaluation results
  • List of publications and list of research projects carried out
  • Via our job portal/ Apply now -  button

If you have any questions, please contact:

Sonja Pöllabauer

We look forward to new personalities in our team! 
The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity. We lay special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions among the academic and general university staff and therefore expressly encourage qualified women to apply. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates.

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​Application deadline: 10/01/2024 

(Senior) Lecturer & Researcher

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