Dr. Karl Reiter
Senate Elections May 12, 2022
Our alliance is an emancipatory-critical representation of interests of ALL academic staff members (including student assistants, tutors, lecturers, senior lecturers, pre- and post-docs, academic staff in research projects, assistant and associate professors, and all civil servants). We support a democratic and modern organization of the University of Vienna and its personnel structure. We are committed to gender equality and diversity.
Our university should recognized and valued the entire staff, no matter if they work in either research, teaching, and / or administration. We need a personnel policy that opens up opportunities and enables predictable university career paths.
All members of the university should have the possibility to participate in its development and have agency to design their own future. We want transparent and comprehensible decision-making structures, opportunities for effective participation, the dismantling of traditional hierarchies and access to resources based on actual responsibilities and accomplishments.
Currently, more than two thirds of the academic staff at our university work under precarious conditions and contract durations are limited to eight years due to the University Organization Act and its paragraph 109. We are committed to end this intolerable situation, as it affects the health of temporary staff as well as the quality of research and teaching of all people working here.
We will build on what we already achieved and continue our work in the Senate for: