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 as soon as possible of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Vienna Doctoral School in Chemistry (DoSChem)
Reference number: 13970
The University of Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry, is home of the Vienna Doctoral School in Chemistry (DoSChem). DoSChem is the largest doctoral training program in Austria focusing on the field of chemistry and closely related sciences by bringing together more than 200 doctoral students and over 50 principal investigators. Our goal is to train excellent scientists and to provide an open-minded environment that allows them to connect with each other and to experience a scientifically rich environment to carry out interdisciplinary and curiosity-driven research.
DoSChem offers 3 PhD positions with starting time in July (10040773 #1) or later and in September 2023 (10033120 #2 and 10040774 #3) with contract duration of 3 years in Materials Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry - Functional Materials and Food Chemistry and Toxicology. The contract duration is 3 years with a preliminary limitation of 1,5 years and will automatically be extended to 3 years unless the employer hands in a non-extension declaration after 12 months. In order to apply please visit our web page https://doschem.univie.ac.at/application/ .
We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months and to participate in research, teaching and administration, including: - Participation in research projects / research studies - Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations - Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement - Supervision of students - Involvement in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposiums - Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration. The University of Vienna has a very strong, institutionalised gender equality policy and within this framework DoSChem strives to strengthen the career development of female scientists at all qualifications levels and to support compatibility between family and work/ training. 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.
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Duration of employment:
Extent of Employment: 30.0 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement
: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
#1 (Planstelle 10040773) 1 PhD position within the project porous organic polymers in the group of Ass.-Prof. Robert Woodward, at the Institute of Materials Chemistry. #2 (Planstelle 10033120) 1 PhD position in materials chemistry in the group of Assoz. Prof. Jia Min Chin, at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry - Functional Materials. #3 (Planstelle 10040774) 1 PhD position in food toxicology in the group of Dr. Elisabeth Varga and Prof. Doris Marko, at the Institute of Food Chemistry and Toxicology.
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#1 Masters degree in (technical) chemistry, chemical engineering or materials science. Knowledge of the synthesis and application of nanoporous materials is preferred. A proven aptitude for practical experimental work and chemical characterisation.
#2 Masters degree in chemistry or chemical engineering or closely related fields and knowledge in materials chemistry, electrochemistry and experience in the area of nanoporous inorganic materials and their characterization.
#3 Master of science (chemistry, food chemistry, biology, pharmacy, nutritional sciences or similar). Experience with analytical-chemical and toxicological methods including cell culture work is advantageous.
For All: - Ability to work both independently and collaboratively - Strong ambition and good work ethics - Strong communication skills - Excellent command of the English language, both orally and in writing.
Teamwork - Good oral and written skills - High resilience - Conflict ability
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (
). 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.
Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 13970