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University Professor of Language Education for English as a Foreign Language

Location: Innsbruck, Austria
Salary: Basic salary of €5,130.20 (14 times)
Organisation: University of Innsbruck
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Job benefits

Research and teaching in EFL-Language Education, focus on secondary schools in Austria; cross-linguistic courses in pre-service Teacher Training (BA, MA; PhD); Theses supervision (BA, MA, PhD; theoretical and empirical (quantitative/qualitative) research, focus on innovation in schools. Establishing cooperations with educational institutions, commitment to apply for third-party projects; Involvement in academic administration and self-governance.

Job description

a) a degree of English Language Education in higher education in Austria or an equivalent abroad
b) pertinent habilitation or comparable qualification in the field
c) professional experience in teaching English at educational institutions (secondary school level) in Austria or abroad
d) publications in international peer-reviewed academic journals and with leading publishing houses
e) theoretical and/or empirical innovative research in English Language Education in school contexts
f) experience in acquiring and managing external research funds
g) involvement in international research and research networks
h) familiarity with European initiatives and programs pertinent to the position
i) good knowledge of the Austrian school context and education systems, especially in “PädagogInnenbildung Neu”
j) teaching qualification and experience of teaching at university level (preferred several years)
k) Social, management and leadership skills
l) Language competence according to the CEFR: English C2, German C1

Whilst The University of Innsbruck welcomes all suitable applications, it is also committed to increasing the percentage of female employees especially in leading positions.

The full, authoritative text in German (published in the official bulletin of the University of 18.12.2019) can be found below at the web address for applications, additional information at

Position in accordance with § 98 of the Austrian Universities’ Act (Universitätsgesetz-UG 2002), based on a civil-law employment contract with the University (Salaried Employees Act/Angestelltengesetz); unlimited period; extent of employment 100%.

How to apply

The application should include: a curriculum vitae with a description of your scholarly and professional career; a list of scientific publications, lectures and other academic work and projects, including projects funded by third parties; a description of current and intended research; the five most important works. Please submit all documents digitally (CD-ROM, e-mail, etc.) to [email protected] Hardcopy (paper) optional.

29 Jan 2020
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