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University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Physiological Chemistry

Nanotechnology, Biotechnology
Department of Physiological Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna


The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 16.10.2017 of a

University Assistant (post doc)

at the Department of Physiological Chemistry


Reference number: 7707


A post-doctoral position is available at the Department of Nutritional and Physiological Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry. The candidate will pursue the impact of chemically-characterized aroma compounds in mechanisms of inter- and intra-cellular communication involved in cancerogenesis.


Duration of employment: 6 years

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.


Job Description:

Your area of responsibility will include 1) studies on mechanisms of inter- and intracellular communication of cancer cells in cell culture and animal models, including application of "state-of-the-art" techniques in molecular cell biology, e.g. q/dd PCR, next generation sequencing, flow cytometry for cellular vesicles, as well as nanoparticle tracking analysis and surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy. 2) Teaching assistance in chemistry, food chemistry and nutritional sciences in German and English and supervision of students.



Completion of a master's degree in Biotechnology. Doctoral study in Biotechnology with Expertise in Biotechnology and Cancerogenesis.

Extraordinary interest in the research area of cellular communication.


Required documents:

a) letter of motivation b) scientific CV (incl. list of publications and presentations) c) description of research interests and research objectives d) contact details of three referees.


Research fields:

Main research field: Nanotechnology

Special research fields: Nanobiotechnology

Importance: must



Educational institution: University

Educational level: Chemistry

Special subject: Biotechnology

Importance: must




Language level: Excellent knowledge

Importance: must


Language level: Excellent knowledge

Importance: must



Type of computer skills: Basic Knowledge

Specified computer skills: MS Office

Importance: must


Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 27.07.2017, mentioning reference number 7707.

For further information please contact Bartl, Brigitte +43-1-4277-70601.


The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). 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: 7707

E-Mail: jobcenter(at)univie.ac.at


Name: Jobcenter der Universität Wien

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