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
Scientific Staff (prae doc)
at Vienna Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution
Reference number: 13840
The Vienna Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution offers a fully funded PhD position to be filled in 2023!
#1: Steffen Waldherr - Metabolic modelling and dynamic simulation of plant-microbe ecology
For further information on the respective projects, the admission criteria and profile as well as on how to apply and the application procedure, please visit the website of the Vienna Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution (VDSEE):
The announcement is made for 3 years, whereby the employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is automatically extended to a total of 3 years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.
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.
The selected candidates will be member of University of Vienna's
Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution (VDSEE)
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.
We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 6-12 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.
Early-Stage Researchers: VDSEE is open to all early stage researchers of any nationality with a Master’s degree or equivalent and who have not been awarded a doctoral degree.
The applicant needs to hold a Master degree or equivalent in the field of the open position or in another relevant discipline entitling the researcher to embark on a doctorate. The degree certificate must be available before being accepted into the doctoral program.
The VDSEE program language is English; therefore, written and oral English proficiency is expected and essential (at least B2 level).
How to apply: details on eligibility criteria and application portfolio to be submitted are described at
and on the submission portal
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: 13840