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Senior Scientist at the Department of Analytical Chemistry

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


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 from 01.06.2019 of a

Senior Scientist

at the Department of Analytical Chemistry


Reference number: 9685


Our team is looking for a highly motivated Senior Scientist. We offer a challenging scientific environment and a good working atmosphere.

The employment is initially limited to 3 years and is intended for permanent employment.


Duration of employment: 3 year/s

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 field of analytical chemistry focusing on metabolomics /lipidomics and mass spectrometry

- Laboratory management (clean room environment equipped with multi-dimensional chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometry)

- Assistance in the supervision of PhD and master students

- Independent teaching activity (teaching load specified in the collective agreement)



- PhD degree in Chemistry or equivalent, preferably in analytical chemistry. Expertise in mass spectrometry

- Knowledge in the field of lipidomics/ metabolomics using LC Orbitrap MS and LC-MS/MS

- High ranking publications

-Team player, experience in academic teaching

- Profound verbal and written skills


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: Biotechnology

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 ( no later than 02.06.2019, mentioning reference number 9685.

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 ( 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: 9685

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