Senior Lecturer (Doctorate/PhD)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 14 Jun 2021

Start date/duration
  • as soon as possible
  • for 4 years, possibility for a permanent position depending on requirement and performance evaluation

Job profile:

As a Senior Lecturer your main duty is to teach courses and tutor students. You will also participate in administrative tasks.


Required Qualifications:   Diplom or Master-Degree; completed PhD in the field of American or British Literary and/or Cultural Studies; experience as a senior lecturer or on an equivalent position; English language skills (C2), German language skills (B2); organizational skills; excellent teaching-skills; extensive teaching experience in British and American Literary and Cultural Studies with a focus on New Media, Pop Culture, (post-)modern Literatures of the 20th century; international experience in a country related to British and/or American Studies.  


Social Skills: communicative competence, team-working skills, problem-solving-skills.  


Additional Qualifications: experience as ESL-examiner, experience in academic institutional work (e. g. design and implementation of curricula). Additional experience in teaching Media Studies, Sociology of Groups.


We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here:

The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

In accordance with Austrian disability laws qualified people with special requirements are expressly encouraged to apply for jobs. For more information please contact the trusted representative for scientists with a disability at the University of Innsbruck, Dr. Adolf Sandbichler.

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