Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

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    University of Innsbruck
    Established Researcher (R3)
    01/06/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Austria › Innsbruck
    40 hours per week


Start date/duration

  • 01.10.2021
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Job profile:

QV Social and Digital Geographies University Assistant – tenure track (40 hours/week), Department of Geography starting 01.10.2021 for 6 years, a qualification agreement can be offered. Main tasks: Independent research in the field of human geography, with a focus on social and digital geographies; teaching in the field of human geography; supervision of theses (Bachelor and Master level); participation in academic administration. Required qualifications: Ph.D. relevant to the topic (preferably Human Geography); relevant scholarly achievements beyond the dissertation/PhD (especially independent publication activities); several months of relevant professional experience after the dissertation/PhD; independent teaching experience; relevant professional mobility experience during or after the dissertation/PhD; experience in participation in third-party funding (acquisition, management); description of a research project at habilitation level; submission of a teaching concept; German language skills (at least B2 level or willingness to acquire these in a reasonable time); ability to work in a team, communication skills, organizational and leadership skills; advantageous: experience with a broad spectrum of social science methods as well as research and/or professional experience in the Global South and/or Europe.


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 Geography
Innrain 52 f

EURAXESS offer ID: 637074
Posting organisation offer ID: GEO-11878


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