Job Opportunity: University Professor of Economic and Social History of the Late Medieval and Early Modern Ages (Deadline 29 September 2021)

At the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna the position of a University Professor of Economic and Social History of the Late Medieval and Early Modern Ages (full time, permanent position) is to be filled.

The professorship focuses on the field of Economic and Social History of the Late Medieval and Early Modern Ages (13th–17th centuries). Research and teaching experiences should cover both periods, and successful candidates are expected to offer classes crossing topics and periods at the Bachelor, Master, and PhD level and for the Teacher training programme: History, Social Studies and Political Education (Teaching Subject). With respect to research and research-based teaching, the professorship will contribute to the established main research area “Economy and Society – A view from history and cultural studies” of the Faculty for Historical and Cultural Studies. Successful candidates are expected to have a strong interest in theories and methods of social sciences and economics.

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees. In addition, the University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to be prepared to take over responsibility on the organisational level of the Faculty and the University, if necessary.

The deadline to apply is 29th September 2021. To apply, visit https://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/en/jobs-recruiting/professorships/detail-page/news/economic-and-social-history-of-the-late-medieval-and-early-modern-ages/

Published by charlottecook

Charlotte Cook graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in European History from Washington & Lee University in 2019. In 2020 she received her Master’s degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, earning the classification of Merit. Her research explores questions of royal patronage, both by and in honor of rulers, in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England. She has worked as a researcher and collections assistant at several museums and galleries, and plans to begin her PhD in the autumn of 2022.

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