Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

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    University of Innsbruck
    Established Researcher (R3)
    29/07/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Austria › Innsbruck
    40 hours per week


Start date/duration

  • 01.01.2022
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Job profile:

Position of Assistant Professor (with Tenure-Track Option) at the Institute of Experimental Physics, University Innsbruck

The Institute of Experimental Physics at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics at the University of Innsbruck seeks to fill a position of a full-time (40 hours per week) assistant professor (Chiffre MIP-12037) as of January 1, 2022. The position is limited to 6 years. However, a tenure-track agreement can be offered within the first year of employment, leading to a tenured associate professorship upon positive evaluation.

Main tasks:

The position holder is expected to carry out independent research in the field of quantum technologies with single molecular ions and to acquire external funding for this research. Original research publications in leading international journals are expected. The position holder is required to teach at university level within all study programs in physics (also in German within two years from start of the appointment), as well as for other departments, including supervision of students at all levels. Furthermore, the holder of the position is expected to take part in academic administration and service.

Job requirements:

  • Doctoral degree in experimental physics
  • Postdoctoral or corresponding professional experience
  • Teaching experience at university level desired
  • Relevant scientific achievement beyond dissertation/PhD level – please list your ResearcherID and/or ORCID iD
  • Research experience in the field of quantum technologies
  • Relevant publications in leading international refereed journals and presentations at international conferences/workshops
  • Existing collaborations with internationally leading groups
  • Experience in acquisition of third-party funding or scientific project management desirable
  • International mobility and visibility
  • Ability to work in a team, communication skills, potential to lead a research group


For this position the minimum gross salary is € 3.946/month (14 times). There is a wage increase with relevant working experience.
Furthermore, the university offers numerous attractive corporate employee benefits (https://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/index.html.en).

Application documents:

The application has to be submitted in German or English. Please submit a research and teaching statement together with your application.


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.

More Information


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 Experimental Physics
Technikerstraße 25

EURAXESS offer ID: 661833
Posting organisation offer ID: MIP-12037


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