Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

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    University of Innsbruck
    Psychological sciencesPsychology
    Established Researcher (R3)
    23/02/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Austria › Innsbruck
    40 hours per week


Start date/duration

  • as soon as possible
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Job profile:

Assistant Professor PostDoc - career track (40 hours / week) At the Department of Psychology at the University of Innsbruck, the position of a university assistant – postdoc (career position) will be posted from 1st October 2019 for an initial period of 6 years. A qualification agreement for conversion into a permanent position (associate professor) can be offered on probation.   Main tasks - Research in the field of work/occupational and social psychology - Research-guided teaching in the field of work/occupational and social psychology - Cooperation in organizational and administrative tasks   Required qualification - Completed, subject-relevant studies with above average doctorate (psychology) - Experience and proven competence in academic teaching of work/occupational and/or social psychology - Expertise in current research topics of our social psychology and/or applied psychology labs - Diversity in survey methods - Competence in evaluation methods with complex statistical procedures - Visible scientific achievements beyond the dissertation in the form of publications in peer-reviewed journals - PostDoc experience or relevant work experience - Experience in third-party funding - The application must include a description of a research concept (max. 5 pages) and a teaching concept - Excellent written and spoken English skills as well as basic German skills - Social competence; team and communication skills - Mobility experience   Payment For this position, a collective agreement minimum wage of gross € 3.804 / month (14 times a year) is provided. The fee increases if relevant professional experience is available. In addition, the university offers many attractive additional benefits. We look forward to receiving your online application via the career portal of the University of Innsbruck (cipher: PSY-SPORT-XXX). For any questions regarding this call, please contact Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jürgen Glaser (juergen.glaser@uibk.ac.at; applied psychology) or Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tobias Greitemeyer (tobias.greitemeyer@uibk.ac.at; social psychology). The Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore asks on qualified women to apply. In this position you will have the opportunity to carry out high level research and to specialise in a particular field. You will hold your own lectures, tutor students and participate in administration. During the first year of employment it is possible to conclude a 'qualification agreement' which is the core part of a University career position. If the terms of the qualification agreement are fullfilled it will lead to a continuous career at the University, resulting in the position of a Associate Professor and a permanent employment.


We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here:

The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

In accordance with Austrian disability laws qualified people with special requirements are expressly encouraged to apply for jobs. For more information please contact the trusted representative for scientists with a disability at the University of Innsbruck, Dr. Adolf Sandbichler.

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What the University of Innsbruck offers:

From a company pension scheme, to flexible working hours and child care facilities the University of Innsbruck offers its employees a wide range of benefits which is being continuously extended.

Along with interesting oppurtunities for the participation in job-related and personal further education courses, and the succesful compatibility of career and family, employees can benefit from a large range of courses offered by the University Sports Institute (USI), the language courses offered by the ISI, the University Library and take advantage of the various canteens offering reasonably priced food.

A summary of the benefits for University employees can be found here: http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/

Additional comments

The University of Innsbruck as employer

Are you looking for a new challenge? The University of Innsbruck is a place of study, research and employment for more than 31.000 people. As one of the largest employers in Tyrol the University offers a varied and exciting field of activity for its employees from very diverse educational and professional backgrounds. The University explicitly welcomes diversity and is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly workplace and received the award 'Top workplace 2018' from the Austrian business magazine 'trend'.


At the University of Innsbruck researchers from all over the world come together. Depending on the individual scientific community the language used may be German, English or another (if unanimously decided).

Internal communication is in German. Therefore a basic knowledge of German or the willingness to acquire such knowledge is essential.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Psychology
Innrain 52 f

EURAXESS offer ID: 593771
Posting organisation offer ID: PSY-SPORT-11488


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