10/03/2022

University Assistant (prae doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    GeosciencesGeology
    GeosciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/04/2022 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Wien
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    12922
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Vienna International School of Earth and Space Sciences (VISESS) is soliciting applications for PhD positions (University Assistant (predoc)) within the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy at the University of Vienna. As humanity is facing grand challenges such as climate change and resource depletion, this doctoral school at the University of Vienna is addressing these and other challenges through interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary academic research connecting the COSMOS with planet EARTH, it’s environment and the ANTHROPOSPHERE. We aim our students to become world-leading experts in either of these three branches while also confidently communicate and contribute across all three branches. We want our school to become a central place in the heart of Europe for training and as a resource of knowledge about our place in space and time.

The employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and automatically extended to a total of 4 years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.

The positions aim to deepen and extend the professional and scientific education targeting a doctoral degree. For tasks and responsibilities please refer to the respective project description at https://visess.univie.ac.at/how-to-apply/.
Tasks and responsibilities might include:
● Independent research and development of an academic profile targeting a doctoral degree. We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12 months.
● Participation in research, teaching and administration of the research group/department
● Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations
● Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
● Supervision of students
● Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance
● Involvement in the organisation of conferences, workshops, meetings
● Project-specific tasks and responsibilities as described in the respective project description. The positions aim to deepen and extend the professional and scientific education targeting a doctoral degree. For tasks and responsibilities please refer to the respective project description at https://visess.univie.ac.at/how-to-apply/.
Tasks and responsibilities might include:
● Independent research and development of an academic profile targeting a doctoral degree. We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12 months.
● Participation in research, teaching and administration of the research group/department
● Participation in publications / academic articles / presentations
● Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
● Supervision of students
● Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance
● Involvement in the organisation of conferences, workshops, meetings
● Project-specific tasks and responsibilities as described in the respective project description.

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Benefits

Eligibility criteria

● Earth Sciences / Geography / Environmental Sciences / Geoinformatics: Master's degree or equivalent (depending on the project, please refer to the respective project description)
● Excellent command of written and spoken English
● Project-specific qualifications as described in the respective project description

Selection process

● Earth Sciences / Geography / Environmental Sciences / Geoinformatics: Master's degree or equivalent (depending on the project, please refer to the respective project description)
● Excellent command of written and spoken English
● Project-specific qualifications as described in the respective project description

Additional comments

The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 88,000 students are enrolled in 180 courses at the University of Vienna. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with 8,900 employees, 6,700 of whom are scientists and academics.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    GeosciencesGeology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    GeosciencesOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

● Earth Sciences / Geography / Environmental Sciences / Geoinformatics: Master's degree or equivalent (depending on the project, please refer to the respective project description)
● Excellent command of written and spoken English
● Project-specific qualifications as described in the respective project description
Desirable qualifications are depending on the respective project (please refer to the project descriptions)

Application documents:
Please find information on the application process and application documents here: https://visess.univie.ac.at/how-to-apply/

Specific Requirements

● Earth Sciences / Geography / Environmental Sciences / Geoinformatics: Master's degree or equivalent (depending on the project, please refer to the respective project description)
● Excellent command of written and spoken English
● Project-specific qualifications as described in the respective project description
Desirable qualifications are depending on the respective project (please refer to the project descriptions)

Application documents:
Please find information on the application process and application documents here: https://visess.univie.ac.at/how-to-apply/

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy
Austria
VIENNA
Wien
1090
Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2 (UZA II

EURAXESS offer ID: 755212
Posting organisation offer ID: 12922

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