Vienna (A): Adjunct faculty (f/m/d)

  • Full Time
  • Wien

Leibniz-Institut für Psychologie

Job title:

Vienna (A): Adjunct faculty (f/m/d)


Leibniz-Institut für Psychologie

Job description

Webster Vienna Private University: Adjunct faculty (f/m/d) in the Psychology Department for course instruction at undergraduate levelFor 40 years, Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) has provided its students with an internationally competitive, American-based liberal arts education in the heart of Europe. Accredited in both Austria and the United States, WVPU offers an individualized, student-centered American education within the framework of a European research university. As part of a global network of campuses based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, WVPU is dedicated to preparing its students for an increasingly globalized world through academic programs that cultivate critical thinking and intercultural understanding.Webster Vienna Private University is committed to excellence in teaching and research. WVPU offers innovative programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, awarding Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees. At the undergraduate level, the departments of Business and Management, International Relations, Media Communications and Psychology are complemented by the Center of Liberal Arts’ multidisciplinary curriculum in the human, social and natural sciences.Adjunct faculty in the fields of Behavioral economics, Forensic and criminal psychology, Sexual orientation and gender diversity, Educational psychology, Conflict resolution/peace psychology, and/or Interpersonal communication/nonverbal behaviorWe are looking for Adjunct faculty (f/m/d) in the Psychology Department for course instruction at undergraduate level in the fields of

  • Behavioral economics
  • Forensic and criminal psychology
  • Sexual orientation and gender diversity
  • Educational psychology
  • Conflict resolution/peace psychology
  • Interpersonal communication/nonverbal behavior

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation for the course and each class meeting (course material can be provided)
  • Pedagogical supervision of students’ academic progress related to the course
  • Development, proctoring and evaluation of exams (and/or any other form of assessment)
  • Punctual submission of grades by the stipulated deadlines
  • Maintaining digital records of assignments, exams or tools of assessment and transferring them to the Department following the completion of the course

Adjunct Faculty members at the undergraduate level shall have at least one of the following:

  • Hold a master’s degree or higher in a discipline that is relevant to the content of the course taught,


  • Have tested experience, which must include a master’s degree or higher and at least five years of professional experience, in a discipline that is relevant to the content of the course taught.

Total compensation within the framework of a contract is agreed at a total gross remuneration of € 4.000, – at undergraduate level. With regard to the relevant social security legislation, the Adjunct Faculty is considered an employee under § 4 Abs. 2 ASVG. The paid out remuneration is therefore subject to deductions for Austrian social insurance and federal income tax deduction. Courses at WVPU are delivered over a 12-week period, 3 hours per week excluding breaks (September to December, February to May), followed by break and exam week.The applicant must have the legal right to work in Austria.Applications ( ) are to be submitted online.When applying, please provide:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a cover letter including a brief explanation of your teaching philosophy and a statement describing your commitment to diversity and contribution to an inclusive professional environment

WVPU is committed to a non-discriminatory employment policy and a diverse and inclusive community.For questions related to your application, please contact the HR Department: at WVPU, Praterstraße 23, A – 1020 Vienna.Your privacy is important to us and we take the General Data Protection Regulation seriously. It is our goal to be sensitive and respectful of your personal information and to adhere to all facets of the GDPR regulation. Please be aware that all personal data you provide are subject to our privacy notice: .Die Ausschreibung ist auch im Internet unter abrufbar.

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Job date

Thu, 02 May 2024 03:52:14 GMT

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