Faculty Vacancies

Senior Lecturer in Counseling Psychology (f/m/d)
Part-time (20-30 hours/week), starting date: January 1st, 2023

For over 40 years, Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) has provided its students with an internationally competitive, American-style liberal arts education in the heart of Europe. As part of a global network of campuses based in St. Louis, USA, WVPU offers a student-centered education within the framework of a European research university. We offer accredited programs in our Business and Management, International Relations, Media Communications, and Psychology Departments.

Currently we are looking to make a time-limited faculty appointment until the end of the Academic Year 2023/24 (May 2024) in the position of

Senior Lecturer in Counseling Psychology (f/m/d)
Part-time (20-30 hours/week), starting date: January 1st, 2023

Senior Lecturers have an established track record of teaching excellence to impart their knowledge to students and are expected to carry regular teaching and service loads, including advising, mentorship, and thesis supervision. Each faculty member belongs to a specific academic unit and teaches in at least one accredited degree program. Senior Lecturers are not required to maintain a minimum annual scholarly output along the lines of status track faculty. However, they are expected to demonstrate independent research and attempts to collaborate in scholarly/scientific projects.

Key responsibilities:
• Teach 4 courses/academic year
• Supervise or serve as second reader for student theses (at the graduate and undergraduate levels)
• Coordinate a counselling referral service
• Manage the Propädeutikum process
• Manage 10-12 internships for graduate students in psychology

Your profile:
• A PhD. or about 10 years of subject area relevant, senior-level, experience
• Demonstrated potential for success in university-level teaching
• Demonstrated potential for achievement in academic research
• Established member of professional counselling networks in Vienna and its surroundings
• Full professional fluency in English

Applications are to be submitted online via the university’s website:

When applying, please provide a curriculum vitae and a cover letter detailing your approach to and experience in teaching English for professional, scientific, and/or university-level contexts.

Deadline for applications: September 30, 2022
Review of applications will begin immediately following the deadline and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions related to your application, please contact the HR Department: hrdepartment@webster.ac.at at WVPU, Praterstraße 23, A – 1020 Vienna.

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