Deux Bourses doctorales, Université de Vienne (Autriche),

2 University Assistants (prae doc), University of Vienna
Vienna, 15.03.2021 – 14.03.2025
Application deadline: Dec 17, 2020

The Department of Art History at the University of Vienna is one of the oldest and biggest centers for research and education in its field. Two « Prae-doc » positions (75%, University Assistant) are available from March 15th 2021 for four years.

Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week. Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade (min. yearly net income 22,860 €).
The positions offer first-hand experience in academia culminating in a PhD diploma. The subject of the PhD should be within the areas of expertise of Prof. Raphael Rosenberg (early modern art history, history of avant-gardes, digital art history and especially cognitive research in art history).

Areas of work: PhD thesis, the assistance of Prof. Rosenberg in teaching and research, independent teaching in art history (one course per semester), participation in the administration of the department.

Profile: Above-average MA in art history, excellent English and or German, good computer skills (knowledge of a programming language would be advantageous).

Applications (German or English) should be send as one pdf file to the Job Center of the University of Vienna ( no later than 17.12.2020, mentioning reference number 11548. Please include a letter of motivation, CV, copies of diploma, table of contents, introduction, one chapter, summary/conclusion of the MA thesis, copies of the reports of the MA thesis (if available), exposé of a PhD project (if available).

For further information please contact Luise Reitstätter ( or Raphael Rosenberg (

The University of Vienna pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.
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