Senior Scientist (Doctorate/PhD)

Innsbruck, Austria
27 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Start date/duration

  • as soon as possible
  • for 4 years, possibility for a permanent position depending on requirement and performance evaluation

Job profile:

We are seeking applicants for a Senior Scientist with a Phd in atmospheric sciences, physics or chemistry. The successful candidate will excel in research activities related to urban air pollution and biosphere atmosphere interactions of BVOCs. In particular she/he will be responsible for operational and administrative observations at the Innsbruck Atmospheric Observatory (IAO) with a focus on trace gas and aerosol measurements. Another area of research are BVOC exchange measurements at an Alpine forest tower (FAIR station). The candidate should have experience in environmental mass spectrometry (particularily PTRMS). Programming skills in electronics, databases, python and Matlab are of advantage. The applicant will also be engaged in teaching (up to 4h/week). The position is for 4 years with the provision of extention (Entfristung). With the application please refer to chiffre 13145. Further information on our institute can be found here: Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences (ACINN) (


We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here:

The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

In accordance with Austrian disability laws qualified people with special requirements are expressly encouraged to apply for jobs. For more information please contact the trusted representative for scientists with a disability at the University of Innsbruck, Dr. Adolf Sandbichler.