University of Vienna

At the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna the position of a University Professor of Medical Anthropology and Global Health (full time, permanent position) is to be filled.

We are looking for medical anthropologists whose work examines global health, interrogating the ways in which local and global aspects of health and disease are understood, addressed and governed. The candidates are expected to have an internationally visible research and publication record as well as teaching experience in Social and Cultural Anthropology. Co-operations with other disciplines within the Faculty of Social Sciences and with the Medical University Vienna are encouraged.

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree/PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
  • Habilitation (venia docendi) in a subject field relevant to this position or an internationally accepted equivalent qualification is desirable
  • Outstanding achievements in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
  • Experience in designing, procuring and managing large research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to lead research groups
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities as well as the ability and willingness to teach students in all phases of their studies (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promoting young academic colleagues

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