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Senior Scientist at the Department of Analytical Chemistry

Analytical chemistry
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna


The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 184 fields of study, approx. 10.400 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 15.02.2023 of a

Senior Scientist

at the Department of Analytical Chemistry

to 31.08.2023.


Reference number: 13826


Our highly motivated team is looking for a Senior Scientist (Post-Doc) with experience in metabolomics at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry. The successful candidate will develop miniaturized metabolomics workflows with the ultimate aim of "single cell metabolomics". The candidate will work within interdisciplinary teams (analytical chemists, clinical, biostatistics and bioinformatics scientists). The vacancy is temporary for the duration of a staff member's absence. After the end of the employment as a "Karenzvertretung", an extension up to 2 years as a project team member/ post-doc is then possible provided the excellent performance of the candidate.


The position is vacant for the period of absence of a member of staff.


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:

Accomplishment of research projects in the area of mass spectrometry driven metabolomics at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry. Furthermore, the candidate will have to teach courses independently to the extent specified in the Kollektivvertrag.



- PhD degree in Chemistry or equivalent, preferably in analytical chemistry

- Expertise in mass spectrometry

- Teacher experience for internships and lectures

- 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


In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have:

- Experience in mass spectrometry, chromatography and

- evaluation of metabolomics/lipidomics data sets

- The successful candidate will also be a team player with:

- strong communication

- data presentation, visualization and written skills

- Enthusiasm for learning more in this field


Desirable qualifications are:

- Knowledge of university processes and structures

- Experience abroad

- Experience of supervising students


Application documents:

- Letter of motivation

- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)

- Description of research interests and research agenda

- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference


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 06.02.2023, mentioning reference number 13826.

For further information please contact Köllensperger, Gunda +43-1-4277-52303, 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: 13826

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