University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.12.2021 of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Reference number: 12327
The Center for Molecular Biology (ZMB) was founded in 2007, centralizing all groups of the University of Vienna working in the field of molecular biology. To promote collaborations with the life sciences departments of the Medical University of Vienna, the Max Perutz Labs were founded in 2005. The University of Vienna aims at increasing the number of females in academic and leadership positions, thus qualified females are especially encouraged to apply. Females with equal qualifications will be preferably considered. We are looking for a scientific co-worker within the Vienna Biocenter PhD Program.
For more detailed information on the advertised position and a personal interview, please contact Prof. Stefan Ameres (email@example.com). Application documents: Letter of Motivation, Curriculum vitae, Degree certificates.
The announcement is made for 3 years, whereby the employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is automatically extended to a total of 3 years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months. In case of probation and appropriate work progress an extension to 4 years is possible.
Participation in research, teaching and administration: - Contribution to research project - Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations - Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective. - Supervision of BSc and MSc students
We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months.
- University degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Genetics or related fields - Successful VBC PhD program Selection or similar international PhD Selection required - Practical experience in cell culture handling and standard molecular biology protocols - Experience in transcriptomics and related high-throughput sequencing approaches - High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing - Excellent command of written and spoken English - Computer literacy (MS-Office; Imaging Software) - Ability to work in a team - Basic experience in academic writing
Successful completion of the MFPL-PhD-Selection, VBC-PhD-Selection or similar international PhD selection required. High level of written and spoken English - Team oriented.
Knowledge of university processes and structures
Main research field
Special research fields
Very good knowledge
Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills
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 22.09.2021, mentioning reference number 12327.
For further information please contact Ameres, Stefan +43-1-4277-74821.
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.