University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Chemical Catalysis
- Chemical Catalysis
- Department of Chemical Catalysis, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna
The University of Vienna (19 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.600 members of staff, about 92.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.09.2018 of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Department of Chemical Catalysis
Reference number: 8776
A PhD position for a university assistant (prae doc) is available at the Institute of Chemical Catalysis at the Faculty of Chemistry. An interest to develop new homogeneous catalysts is expected. Additional information on the activities at the institute can be found at http://chemcat.univie.ac.at/ak-hultzsch/forschung/.
Duration of employment: 4 years
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.
Synthesis and characterization of transition metal complexes and application in catalytic reactions. Mechanistic and kinetic studies of catalytic reactions. Furthermore the candidate will have to teach courses independently to the extent of the regulations of the wage agreement. We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months.
Degree study (master, graduate engineer) in chemistry or equivalent degree that fulfills the requirement for acceptance to a PhD program in chemistry. Experience in the synthesis and characterization of homogeneous organometallic compounds, including working under inert atmosphere (Schlenk line, glove box). Excellent command of written and spoken English. Experience of publishing scientific papers is desirable.
- Letter of motivation - including researchinterests
- Academic curriculum vitae
- List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)
- Degree certificates
Main research field: Chemistry
Special research fields: Catalysis
Educational institution: University
Educational level: Chemistry
Special subject: Organic chemistry
Language level: Excellent knowledge
Type of computer skills: Basic Knowledge
Specified computer skills: MS Office
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 30.07.2018, mentioning reference number 8776.
For further information please contact Trisko, Sabine +43-1-4277-70301, +43-1-4277-52101, Hultzsch, Kai Carsten +43-1-4277-70302.
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: 8776
- Name: Jobcenter der Universität Wien