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University Assistant Predoctoral, Business, Economics and Statistics

Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
The basic salary of EUR 3277,30
Closing date
27 May 2024

37 Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
Startdate: 09.09.2024 | Working hours: 30 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)
Limited until: 08.09.2028
Reference no.: 1746

The Department of Marketing and International Business at the University of Vienna invites committed applications for the University Assistant (praedoc) position at the Marketing research group (Prof. Dr. Christoph Fuchs).

Your personal sphere of influence:

As a university assistant prae doc you will complete the team around Prof. Dr. Christoph Fuchs at the Institute of Marketing and International Management. In addition to your independent research, you will take on tasks such as independent and supportive teaching of courses and examinations and supervision of students as well as support in research, organizational and administrative activities.

The advertisement is for 4 years, whereby the employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is automatically extended to a total of 4 years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.

Your future tasks:

A successful candidate will engage in the following activities:

  • Contribute to the teaching and research activities of the Marketing research group with a focus on Consumer Behavior and Consumer Psychology, Marketing and Technology.
  • Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement in Marketing.
  • Write a doctoral thesis, we expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 month.
  • Additional Tasks: supervision of students, involvement in the department administration.

This is part of your profile:

  • MA or MSc in the study field of Business Administration, Psychology or a comparabel degree (e.g., Economics, Statistics, or Computer Science)
  • Exellent command of written and spoken English
  • Excellent skills in statistics and statistics software (e.g., SPSS, STATA, R, etc.)
  • Beyond any formal requirements we are looking for highly motivated, curious students who are willing to take on responsibility and go the extra mile.
  • Experience in scientific writing (in English), ideally Programming skills (e.g., Python), Experience in data collection and analyses (e.g., experimental research)

What we offer:

Wordclass Research Network

Springboard for Academic Career

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 continously deepen your skills. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge.

Fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 3277,30 (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!

It is that easy to apply:

  • Scientific curriculum vitae / letter of intent
  • Summary of research interests
  • Master Degree  /  Diploma
  • Via our  job portal/ Apply now -  button

If you have any questions, please contact:

Christoph Fuchs

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: 05/27/2024 

Prae Doc

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