The CSEES is looking for an University Assistant with doctorate

The Centre for Southeast European Studies is looking for an University Assistant with doctorate
(40 hours a week; fixed-term employment from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019)

Your duties
• Independent research
• Contribution to collaborative, third-party research (application, project management and realisation)
• Teaching and teaching support
• Student supervision

Your profile
• PhD in the humanities or social sciences, preferably completed within the last three academic years
• Masters education in history, cultural studies, anthropology, comparative politics or international relations
• Excellent area studies knowledge of Turkey
• Experience or interest in the research field Muslims in Southeast Europe
• Experience or interest in the research field Diasporas and transnational networks
• Experience in comparative scholarly research (a background in quantitative methodologies is welcome, willingness to work with qualitative methods is required)
• Excellent command of Turkish and English, preferably also knowledge of an additional southeast European language
• Good record in academic publishing
• Good teaching record
• Innovative thinking and commitment to independent academic work
• Openness towards new research questions and methods
• Outstanding social skills and teamwork abilities
• Excellent communications- and management skills

Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement): B1

Minimum salary
The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according to the classification scheme is EUR 3,626.60 gross/month. This minimum salary may be higher due to previous employment periods eligible for inclusion and other earnings and remunerations.
We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. Take advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.

Application Deadline: June 28th 2017
Reference Number: MB/111/99 ex 2016/17

The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women in particular in management and faculty positions and therefore encourages qualified women to apply. Especially with regard to academic staff, we welcome applications from persons with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised position. If you are interested, please submit your application documents within the stated deadline. Make sure to indicate the reference number on your application. Your application should consist of a statement of motivation (1 page), a proposal for a research project (2 pages), a short narrative CV (1 page), a full CV (max. 6 pages), contact details of two referees (the referees are requested to send their reference letters to the Centre by e-mail or post no later than the deadline for application) and photocopies of your university diplomas. Please make sure that your application consists of one PdF-file only in the order listed above. Please send it to:
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Universitätsplatz 3
8010 Graz

For further information, please contact: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kerem Öktem,