Senior Scientist (Doctorate/PhD)

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    University of Innsbruck
    TechnologyMaterials technology
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    14/06/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Austria › Innsbruck
    16 hours per week


Start date/duration

  • 18.08.2021
  • for 4 years, possibility for a permanent position depending on requirement and performance evaluation

Job profile:

Senior Scientist with PhD (16 hours / week), Institute for Construction and Materials Science, Unit for Material Technology from 08/18/2021 to 08/17/2024 ; ;main tasks: Independent research work, participation in the fulfillment of research tasks in the work area as well as acquisition of research projects and third-party funding; Independent teaching; Supervision of students including supervision of master's and diploma theses as well as co-supervision of PhD theses; Participation in organizational and administrative tasks in the work area; Support and participation in the organization and administration of the NanoLab (organization of renewals, maintenance and servicing of devices, installations and rooms of the NanoLab; comprehensive care of assigned devices; support of employees, students and external persons in the operation of these devices; implementation and control instructions and other organizational agendas of the NanoLab); Required qualifications: Completed PhD in the field of technical sciences in civil engineering, technical physics, technical chemistry, mineralogy; Excellent knowledge in the field of experimental characterization and measurement technology; Experience in characterization of building materials and the operation of X-ray-based devices (XRD, XRF, E-ray microscopy); Post-doc experience or relevant work experience; Experience in participation in third-party funding; Excellent knowledge of German and very good knowledge of English; Ability to work in a team; Pleasure in working in the laboratory; Pleasure in teaching and supervising students; Leadership skills; Communication skills.


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
Material Technology Section
Technikerstraße 13

EURAXESS offer ID: 643951
Posting organisation offer ID: TW-11909


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