University Assistant (prae doc) at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 184 fields of study, approx. 10.400 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.10.2022 of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
Reference number: 13399
The University of Vienna announces the opening of one prae-doc position in the Vienna Graduate School of Economics (VGSE). VGSE is located at the University of Vienna and offers a broad three-year PhD program in economics focusing on specialized field courses, research seminars, and intensively supervised research time. The program is entirely run in English.
As PhD student in Economics at the University of Vienna where you will work on research in microeconomics or macroeconomics You may be called upon teaching to the extent of the regulations of the collective bargaining agreement. Duration of employment: 1 year with the possibility of extension for two more years in case of successful first year presentation and dissertation agreement.
1) Very good knowledge of advanced macroeconomics, microeconomics, and econometrics 2) High quantitative GRE Score; excellent English language skills (Toefl, IELTS or previous study program and thesis written in English) 3) Admission to the PhD Program and acceptance to the VGSE program in 2022. 4) Ability to integrate and work with fellow researchers. Be an active contributor to the working and research environment at VGSE. Very good presentation skills and ability to communicate ideas in a structured way. 5) Research proposal in one the special research fields. Application documents: Letter of motivation. - Academic curriculum vitae - List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available) - Short doctoral project proposal - Degree certificates - Acceptance letter to the PhD Programm
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) and a research proposal in the special research fields should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 30.08.2022, mentioning reference number.
Main research field
Special research fields
Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (
http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 30.08.2022, mentioning reference number 13399.
For further information please contact Klemm-Abraham, Verena +43-1-4277-37402, Schmidt-Dengler, Philipp +43-1-4277-37465.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (
http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.