University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Organic Chemistry
- Organic chemistry
- Department of Organic 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 01.10.2020 of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Department of Organic Chemistry
Reference number: 11304
The Organic Synthesis Group of Prof. Bonifazi in the Faculty of Chemistry is currently seeking a PhD student with research experience in supramolecular chemistry with biological applications.
Duration of employment: 4 year/s
Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
Studies on supramolecular chemistry with biological applications, with emphasis on new approaches for the design of 2D and 3D cellular assemblies based on yeast - Schizosaccharomyces Pombe and using an external stimuli (light) being able to regulate given biological functions. Supervision of students. We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months.
Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement.
Participation in research projects led by the Group
Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations
Supervision of students
A master in Chemistry with speciality in Medicinal Chemistry and profound knowledge and practical experience in the field of synthetic organic chemistry. Ability to work independently. Excellent command of written and spoken English.
Experience in the field of organic multistep synthesis of natural products including stereoselective synthetic methodologies. Documented experience with metal-catalyzed reactions (olefination metathesis and related reactions) will be a considered an added value. Application documents: - Letter of motivation including research interests - Academic curriculum vitae - List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available) - Degree certificates and IELTS certificate (minimum 6.5) at the start of the employment.
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Organic chemistry MUST
Educational level Special subject Importance
Chemistry Organic chemistry MUST
Language level Importance
Excellent knowledge MUST
Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills Importance
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 06.10.2020, mentioning reference number 11304.
For further information please contact Roitner, Barbara +43-1-4277-52148.
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.
Reference number: 11304
- Main contact
- Name: Jobcenter der Universität Wien