The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 184 fields of study, approx. 10.400 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Department of Nutritional Sciences

Reference number: 14178

The working group ANTIOX at the Department of Nutritional Sciences seeks support for the coordination of and scientific work on the Horizon Europe SHIFT2HEALTH project, which was accepted within one of the last Cluster Health calls.
The position can be topped up to 0.8 FTE from project funds.

Duration of employment: 5 year/s

Extent of Employment: 20 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
Your working area comprises on the one hand the support of the coordination of a large EU Project (of course together with the coordinator), the contact to project partners and their organizations, the control of the reporting periods, observation of deliverables and milestones as well as the participation in the scientific project implementation and scientific publications.
Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement is also required.

Doctorate or PhD in subjects related to life sciences or natural sciences;
Experiences in the implementation of scientific projects; Ideally experiences in projects with different national or international partners. Experiences in scientific writing. Communicational skills.

Ability to work in teams, social competencies, readiness for communication, organizational competence, ability to work under pressure, highly motivated.
Application documents
- Letter of Motivation - verification of project experience - Curriculum vitae - List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available) - Degree certificates

Research fields:
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Health Sciences
Health sciences;Public health;Nutritional sciences SHOULD

Language level Importance
Very good knowledge SHOULD
Very good knowledge MUST

Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills  Importance
Basic Knowledge

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 29.05.2023, mentioning reference number 

For further information please contact Wagner, Karl-Heinz +43-1-4277-54930, +43-1-4277-50010.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

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