Job announcements in the field and in related areas are posted in this group. Members are encouraged to post job announcements.

Webster Vienna Private University: Assistant Professor of International Relation

1 voice, 0 replies
Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Author
  • #1744

    ASEEES Admin

    For over 35 years Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) has provided its students with an internationally competitive, American-based liberal arts education in the heart of Europe. Accredited in both Austria and the United States, WVPU offers an individualized, student-centered American education within the framework of a European research university. As part of a global network of campuses based in St. Louis, USA, WVPU is dedicated to preparing its students for an increasingly globalized world through academic programs that cultivate critical thinking and intercultural understanding.

    Webster Vienna Private University is committed to excellence in teaching and research. WVPU offers innovative programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, awarding Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees. At the undergraduate level, the departments of Business and Management, International Relations, Media Communications, and Psychology are complemented by the Center of Liberal Arts’ multidisciplinary curriculum in the human, social and natural sciences.

    WVPU is an equal opportunity employer.

    We are looking to make a research faculty appointment at the rank of

    Assistant Professor of International Relations

    Full-time (40 hours/week), preferred starting date: Spring 2020

    The Assistant Professor of International Relations will be responsible for teaching seminar-style courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, maintaining an active research agenda and scholarly profile, as well as participating in departmental and university service activities. While all areas of IR focus are welcome, the department particularly welcomes candidates who have research agendas in conflict and security studies and/or international organizations and can demonstrate strong skills in applied quantitative research methods.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including Research Methods with a focus on quantitative methods and respective tools including R

    • Develop a steady scholarly output (e.g. publications in peer reviewed academic journals, book chapters, and books)

    • Attend and present papers at competitive IR related conferences

    • Participate in research grant applications

    • Advise students on academic matters and degree planning and supervise thesis

    Your profile:

    • PhD in International Relations, Political Science, Security Studies or related fields (candidates expecting to receive their PhD prior January 1 2020 may be considered)

    • Scholarly track record appropriate for the rank of Assistant Professor

    • Strong skills in applied quantitative research methods

    Demonstrated research profile in conflict and security studies and/or international organizations

    • Rank-appropriate experience in grant writing

    • Rank-appropriate evidence of teaching excellence in English

    Candidates are initially employed on a three-year all-in contract, in which annual performance agreements orientate the assistant professor’s teaching, research and service goals. After three years and a successful review, the employment relationship is then based on an unlimited contract.

    Applications are to be submitted online via the university’s website: vacancies.

    When applying, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least one article-length writing sample, a summary of research profile and planned activities for the next two years, a brief explanation of your teaching philosophy, and three referees who will provide letters of recommendation upon request

    Deadline for applications: October 31, 2019

    For questions related to your application, please contact the HR Department: at WVPU, Praterstraße 23, A – 1020 Vienna.

    All other inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Franco ALGIERI, chair of the search committee (

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Only members can participate in this group's discussions.