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Job Type: Scientific Job Announcements

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Analytical Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic 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 01.12.2019 of a

University Assistant (post doc)

at the Department of Analytical Chemistry


Reference number: 10198


At the Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Prof. C. Gerner, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Vienna, a Postdoc Position is advertised. We are looking for a highly motivated Post Doc with experience in bioanalytical and bioinorganic chemistry. We offer a challenging scientific environment in an ongoing project and a good working atmosphere.


Duration of employment: 6 years

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:

Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves

- Involvement in research projects / research studies

- International publications and presentations

- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement

- Supervision of students

- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance

- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration



- Doctoral degree/PhD degree

- Basic competences in bioanalytics, cell biology and pharmacology

- Chromatography

- Mass spectrometry, Synthesis and characterization of organometallic compounds

- Cell culture techniques, plasmon resonance spectroscopy

- 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

- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning

- The candidate will contribute to a project to identify protein interaction partners and analyze cellular effects for selected organometallic agents


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;Inorganic 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 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 24.11.2019, mentioning reference number 10198.

For further information please contact Gerner, Christopher +43-1-4277-52302, 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: 10198

E-Mail: jobcenter(at)

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