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University Assistant (PraeDoc) - "(Multimodal) Imaging Techniques applied in Biosciences" at TU Wien

Technical Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry
TU Wien, Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics


The research group (Mass Spectrometric Bio & Polymer Analysis) represents an innovative interdisciplinary team acting in a network of national and international cooperations.

Multimodal omics measurements - the ability to simultaneously measure multiple modalities in one experiment or to integrate different types of datasets from multiple experiments - have a great impact in revealing cell functions, discovering relationships across -omes, and recording dynamic biological events. In this PhD project challenges in both experimental design and data analysis especially in the field of imaging will be addressed to advance methodologies from the single cell level to whole tissues by implementing new technologies like mass spec imaging.


Your Tasks:

• Participation in associated research projects

• Supervision of students in laboratory exercises of the bachelor and master degree in German and English (technical chemistry, biomedical engineering)

• Participation in other teaching tasks in German and English (seminars, lectures and alike) and exams

• Deepen scientific knowledge

• Participation in scientific events

• Writing a dissertation and publications

• Participation in organizational and administrative tasks of the research group


Your Profile:

• Completion of a master's or diploma course in chemistry, (bio-) physics, biochemistry, biotechnology, computer science, biomedical engineering or an equivalent degree at home or abroad

• Sound knowledge of analytical chemistry is an advantage

• Sound knowledge of handling biological material is recommended

• An advantage is practical experience with imaging methods (microscopy), as well as methods from the field of spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, chromatography

• Experience in dealing with data sets and software solutions for the analysis and presentation of data is an advantage but a basic understanding of statistical data analysis is necessary

• Ability to publish research results in specialist journals and at conferences

• Problem-solving skills and innovative ability

• High team and communication skills

• Didactic skills

• Excellent knowledge of English

• Interest in research in the field and in working with students


TU Wien seeks to fill this position by October 1st, 2020.

Duration of employment: 4 years

Remuneration is based on the minimum wage for salary group B1 and is at least EUR 2,196.80 gross / month for 30 hours of employment per week. (14 times a year).

TU Wien is striving to increase the proportion of women, particularly among academic staff, and is explicitly announcing this position for university assistant (Prae-Doc) for women as part of a special program to promote women.

We look forward to your application by 31.08.2020. Send your online application to Birgit Hahn birgit.hahn(at)tuwien.ac.at


Name: Univ.Prof. Dr. M. Marchetti-Deschmann
Telefon: 15880115162

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