University Assistant (PhD position)

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    University of Innsbruck
    Biological sciencesZoology
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    27/02/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Austria › Innsbruck
    19 hours per week


Start date/duration

  • as soon as possible
  • -

Job profile:

University Assistant (PhD position, 19 hours/week), Department of Zoology, as soon as possible up to 01.11.2024. Job description: In this position you are expected to write a dissertation in the field of Zoology/Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology focussing on the analysis of adult stem cells of platyhelminths in a stimulating environment using the university's infrastructure. You will hold your own lectures, tutor students and participate in administration. Required: Master degree in Zoology, Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology or related discipline. Knowledge of molecular and microscopic techniques. Experience with in situ hybridisations, RNA interference and protein-protein interactions are desirable. Highly motivated and creative candidates are team players, communicative, show independence and willingness for research stays in collaborating labs in Austria and abroad. Command of the English and German language, or willingness to acquire German in a reasonable time is desirable. It is advised to include a letter describing motivation and a PhD concept (max. 5 pages).  


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/

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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 Zoology
Technikerstraße 25

EURAXESS offer ID: 602271
Posting organisation offer ID: BIO-11749


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