Updated: 11 months ago
Deadline: 15 Jan 2020

The Institute for Modern and Contemporary Historical Research (INZ), a research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), Austria’s central non-university research institution, is offering a

Post Doc position (f*m)

(full time, 40h per week)

in the research unit “Cultural heritage: biographic and source editions”.

The INZ is an institute with an interdisciplinary profile and foci in early modern and modern history. Within a dynamic research environment, you will set independent research priorities in an interdisciplinary field.

Your responsibilities

Collaboration in the development of the edition project "Online Edition of Sources on Habsburg-Ottoman Diplomacy (1500-1918)"

Development of third-party funded projects in the thematic field of the research project

Research and publication activities in the thematic field of the research project

Active participation in the activities of the research area and the institute

Willingness to familiarise oneself with digital editing techniques

Your profile

University degree (Ph.D.) with a focus on the early modern history of the Habsburg Monarchy and/or the Ottoman Empire

Proven knowledge of the history of diplomacy

Excellent command of the Ottoman Turkish, Turkish and English languages

International networking

High profile in international research publication activities

Teaching experience

Flexibility, strong communication skills, creativity, ability to work in a team


In accordance with the collective agreement for employees of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the annual gross salary is at least € 43.828,40. Depending on qualification and professional experience, the salary can be negotiated. The position is initially limited to 1 year, with the possibility of an extension.

How to Apply?

Please send your detailed application including CV, diplomas (copy), a list of publications, a draft of approx. two pages outlining your third-party funded projects by email to no later than December 15, 2019.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. The ÖAW 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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