The Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University (Vienna) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Medieval Studies. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and researcher in the field of Medieval Studies and Cultural Heritage Studies, with the ability to teach subjects and supervise theses at the BA, MA and PhD levels in a broad chronological range from ca. 800 to 1500. Possible research foci of the applicant may include (but are not restricted to) cultural history and the interaction between Western and Central Europe; philology; textual and literary heritage. The department offers an initial contract for 6 years. The contract is renewable and can be turned into a permanent contract after a positive assessment. The ideal starting date is 1 August 2021. The deadline for applications is 20 May 2021.