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University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Analytical Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry
Department of Analytical 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 15.01.2018 of a

University Assistant (prae doc)

at the Department of Analytical Chemistry


Reference number: 8174


Our highly motivated team is looking for one prae doc with experience in bioanalytical chemistry. The research at the institute focuses mass spectrometry in combination with chromatographic methods as core technology with specific application in lipidomics/metabolomics.


Duration of employment: 1 year

Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week

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


Job Description:

Participation in research, teaching and administration:

- Participation in research projects / research studies

- Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations

- We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement

- 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



- Professional competence: Diploma or master degree in chemistry, preferably in analytical chemistry or equivalent qualification

- Knowledge of methodological skills: mass spectrometry

- Supervision of practical courses

- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing

- Excellent command of written and spoken English

- IT user skills

- Ability to work in a team


Desirable qualifications are:

- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning

- Knowledge of university processes and structures

- Experience abroad

- Basic experience in research methods and academic writing


Application documents:

- Letter of Motivation incl. research interests

- Curriculum vitae

- List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)

- Degree certificatess


Research fields:

Main research field: Chemistry

Special research fields: Analytical chemistry

Importance: must



Educational institution: University

Educational level: Chemistry

Special subject: Analytical chemistry

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 20.12.2017, mentioning reference number 8174.

For further information please contact Köllensperger, Gunda +43-1-4277-52303, Safranek, Martin +43-1-4277-52329, Hilbert, Andrea +43-1-4277-52301.


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: 8174

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


Name: Jobcenter der Universität Wien

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