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Coordinator at the Dean's office of the Faculty of Chemistry

General chemistry
Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna


The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a


at the Dean's office of the Faculty of Chemistry

Reference number: 11006

The Vienna Doctoral School in Chemistry (DoSChem) is a newly founded doctoral training center at the University of Vienna providing an internationally competitive education and research environment in all chemical sciences for more than 120 doctoral students. DoSChem is currently recruiting a coordinator with academic credentials to handle DoSChem's administrative, academic and strategic affairs in close collaboration with the (vice)head of school and the steering committee. The candidate should have a chemistry background and preferebly expertise in academic administration, budget management as well as the ability and competence to organize and internationally promote DoSChem. The employment is initially limited to 4 years and is intended to become a permanent position.

Duration of employment: 4 years

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §54 VwGr. IVa with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.


Job Description:

The coordinator will play a key role in running DoSChem by taking charge of the following points:

• supporting the Head and Deputy Head in the daily management of DoSChem;

• organizing yearly international recruitment calls;

• streamlining the selection process;

• acting as liaison to the Study Service Center (SSC);

• managing respectively coordinating administrative student requests;

• maintaining up-to-date website and social media package for increasing the visibility of the research of the DoSChem’s supervisors and doctoral candidates;

• organizing DoSChem activities (e.g. retreats, lectures, symposia, soft skill training); first contact in providing measures and procedures for conflict resolution;

• participating in and taking minutes of Steering Committee meetings;

• maintaining contact with DoSChem alumni;

• obtaining additional funding.



A degree in Chemistry - Preferred experience in managing academic units; Knowledge of university procedures and structures; Experience in organizing student and public events; Experience in public relations; Excellent oral and written skills in English and German;

– Teamwork - IT knowledge is very desirable - Experience in obtaining and implementing third-party funding is advantageous.


Your application should include the following documents:

- Letter of intent - Scientific CV - References


Research fields:

Main research field: Chemistry

Special research fields: General chemistry

Importance: must



Educational institution: University

Educational level: Chemistry

Special subject:

Importance: must




Language level: Very good knowledge

Importance: must


Language level: Very good knowledge

Importance: must



Type of computer skills: Basic Knowledge

Specified computer skills: MS Word

Importance: can


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 16.08.2020, mentioning reference number 11006.

For further information please contact Cherrier, Michaela +43-1-4277-70501.

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: 11006

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

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