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University Assistant Prae Doc, Business, Economics and Statistics

Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
The basic salary of EUR 3578,80
Closing date
31 May 2024

37 Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
Startdate: 01.10.2024 | Working hours: 30 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)
Limited until: permanent
Reference no.: 2287

The Vienna Graduate School of Economics (VGSE) is located at the University of Vienna and is part of the Oskar Morgenstern Doctoral School (OMDS). The VGSE 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.

Your personal sphere of influence:

We are looking for highly qualified students with a completed master’s degree in Economics, preferably with a research orientation. Interested students who have not completed such a program are encouraged to apply to the Research Masters at the University of Vienna.

We invite applications in all fields in Economics, in particular in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Experimental Economics and Industrial Organization.

Your future tasks:

You actively participate in research, teaching & administration, which means:

  • You are involved in research projects and scientific studies.
  • We expect you to finalize your dissertation agreement within 12-18 months.
  • You work on your dissertation and its completion.
  • You hold courses within the scope of the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • You take on administrative tasks in research, teaching and administration.

This is part of your personality:

  • Completed Master's degree in Economics or closely related fields
  • Basic experience in academic writing and with research methods
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • You should be a team player with high social skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

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.

Research support: Grants to attend conferences, summer schools, or go on extended research visits abroad will be available.

Fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 3578,80 (on a full-time basis) increases if we can credit professional experience. The basic salary on a 30 hours/week basis amount to EUR 2684,10.

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

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. 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 find all information about the selection process and application documents:
  • Applicant interviews are conducted in regular intervals during and after the application period. Therefore we encourage early applications.
  • Apply via our job portal/ Apply now - button

If you have any content questions, please contact:

Christine Zulehner

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.

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Application deadline: 05/31/2024

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