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University Assistant Prae Doc, Chemistry

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA
Location
Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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52 Faculty of Chemistry
Working hours: 30 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) 
Limited until: Permanent 
Reference no.: 2065

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.

Within the International Call for PhD Positions 2024 DoSChem offers 18 exciting PhD projects with various starting times covering all chemical sciences

Please visit https://doschem.univie.ac.at/application/ in order to find detailed information about the open positions and to submit your applications.

For more information about the school:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8vUAPg8XqA

https://doschem.univie.ac.at/

Your personal sphere of influence:

  • #1: 1 PhD position in the group of Prof. Warth, at the Institute of Food Chemistry and Toxicology, starting June 2024 or later.
  • #2: 1 PhD position in the group of Prof. Zanghellini at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry, starting spring 2024 or later.
  • #3: 1 PhD in the group of Prof. Backus, at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, starting any time soon. 
  • #4- #5: 2 PhD positions are available in the group of Prof. Bonifazi, at the Institute of Organic Chemistry, starting fall 2024: #4 1PhD position in Physical Organic Chemistry and #5 1 PhD positions in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. 
  • # 6: 1 PhD position in Org anometallic Chemistry/Catalysis in the group of Prof. Hultzsch, at the Institute of Functional Materials and Catalysis, starting November/December 2024 or later.
  • #7: 1 PhD position in a joined project under co-supervision of Prof. Schröder at the Institute of Computational Biological Chemistry and Assoc.- Prof. Del Favero at the Institute of Food Chemistry and Toxicology starting ASASP or anytime soon.
  • #8- #10: 3 PhD positions are available in the group of Prof. Rompel at the Institute of Biophysical Chemistry are available anytime starting the summer of 2024 and later: #8 1 PhD position in “Activation of a type 3 copper protein”, #9 1 PhD position in “Synthesis and characterization of a polyoxometalate“ and 1 PhD position in “Isolation and characterization of a type 3 copper protein“.

The contract duration of all positions 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. An extension up to a total of 4 years is then possible provided the excellent performance of the candidate.

Your future tasks:

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

This is part of your personality:

If you have completed master’s degree (or an equivalent) in:

  • Chemistry
  • Chemical or Materials Engineering
  • Computational Science
  • Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Molecular Biology
  • Food Chemistry/ Nutritional Sciences
  • Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical Sciences

Expectations for successful candidates

The language of the school is English; therefore, English is required, German is an advantage. Further expectations are:

  • Strong communication, data presentation and visualization skills
  • Ability to work both, independently and collaboratively
  •  Involvement in the institute’s and research administration and teaching activities

Please visit https://doschem.univie.ac.at/application/ in order to find detailed information about the open positions and to submit your applications.

What we offer:

Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible working hours and can partially work remotely. 

Inspiring working atmosphere: You are a part of an international academic team in a healthy and fair working environment.

Good public transport connections: Your workplace is easily accessible by public transport.

Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge.

Fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 3578,80 (on a full-time basis) increases if we can credit professional experience.

Equal opportunities for everyone: We look forward to diverse personalities in the team!

The contract duration of all positions 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. An extension up to a total of 4 years is then possible provided the excellent performance of the candidate.

It is that easy to apply:

Please visit https://doschem.univie.ac.at/application/

Please submit the following documents in English as a SINGLE PDF document:

  • Strong motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Copies of Bachelor and Master degree certificates in German or in certified English translation (including CREDIT TRANSCRIPTS!)
  • Contact information of two referees, who have PREVIOUSLY SUPERVISED you in your past research projects

If you have any questions, please contact:

Christian Friedrich Wilhelm Becker  

christian.becker@univie.ac.at

We look forward to new personalities in our team! 
The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity. We lay special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions among the academic and general university staff and therefore expressly encourage qualified women to apply. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates.

University of Vienna. Space for personalities. Since 1365. Data protection ​Application deadline: 04/14/2024 

Prae Doc

https://doschem.univie.ac.at/application/

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