Professorship for Fachdidaktik Englisch
Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Institute of English Studies

(40 hours per week, 3 years limited employment relationship according to § 99 (1) UG, expected to be filled from 01 October 2017)

The applicant is to represent the subject of English specialized didactics in the English Studies / American Studies program as well as in the doctoral program in research and teaching. 


The position holder is to teach in various fields of English specialized didactics as well as in relevant areas of applied linguistics and research methodology.  


It is expected to be a center of work in the area of foreign language eroticism and language teaching and learning research. Furthermore, the applicant should have experience with empirical research in these fields. In addition, active participation in the research area "Psychology of foreign language learning and foreign language learning" is expected in Fachdidaktik Englisch. The supervision of dissertation at all levels in the field of living foreign languages, as well as cooperation in the doctoral program "Linguistics and Linguistics / Linguistics" are other central tasks.  


The shaping of regional and national concepts for the formation of Austrian education in cooperation with university and non-university institutions as well as the cooperation in the Fachdidaktikzentrum of the Faculty of Humanities and the participation in the Habilitationforum Fachdidaktik und Unterrichtsforschung form further employment requirements. 


In addition, the applicant will also seek specific collaborations at national and international level and find links to other research foci of the institute and faculty.


Employment requirements:

  • A completed domestic or equivalent foreign university education corresponding to the use
  • Relevant habilitation or equivalent qualification
  • Excellent scientific qualification in research and teaching for the subject to be filled and professorship
  • Proven practice as an English teacher
  • Scientific publications in various fields of English specialist didactics
  • Empirical, research-oriented research in the area of foreign language eroticism
  • Educational and high-debt-aptitude and proof of university teacher's experience
  • Qualifications in research methodology
  • Experience in the implementation of national and international projects and the acquisition of third-party funds
  • Team skills and leadership skills
  • Excellent English skills and very good knowledge of German

The proof of the pedagogic-didactic suitability is expected. We also expect competence in the area of gender mainstreaming.  




Compulsory scheme of the Universitäts-KV: A1

Minimum content

The collective agreement minimum allowance according to the stated classification is € 68,475.40 gross / year (14 months' salary). Any higher salary can be the subject of negotiations.


Deadline for applications: 01 March 2017
Identification: VV / 3/99 ex 2016/17

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