JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

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Department of Socioeconomics
Full Professor of Economic and Social History 2650-95

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451118
Date Posted: 09/12/2014
Date Inactive: 10/16/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Professor of Economic and Social History 2650-95
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Vienna, Vienna, AUSTRIA
JEL Classifications:
B2 -- History of Economic Thought since 1925
B1 -- History of Economic Thought through 1925
00 -- Default: Any Field
Economics History
Social History
Full Text of JOE Listing:

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is currently inviting applications for the position of a Full Professor of Economic and Social History at the Department of Socioeconomics.

Applicants should have: a) a high level academic qualification (e.g. PhD, habilitation) in Economic and Social History; b) an outstanding publication record in Economic and Social History; c) a strong record in attracting research funding; d) demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and teaching experience in the field of interest; and e) proven leadership qualities. Preference will be given to candidates with an international reputation in high quality scholarship.

Within the context of the Department of Socioeconomics, applicants will meet the challenge of interdisciplinary work, both in research and teaching. They are expected to cultivate an environment of collaboration and should be capable of linking to the Department's core research areas dealing with a range of socioeconomic issues and global challenges relevant to modern societies, as well as actively supporting the science-society interface. The new professor is also expected to take an active role in the University's self-governance.

For details on required qualifications and other information please see Applications must be submitted by 15th October 2014.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Candidates should send their applications in English to the Rector of WU, Professor Christoph Badelt, Welthandelsplatz 1, A-1020 Vienna. Electronic applications can be sent to Please quote the reference no. 2650-95 when submitting your application.