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 from 01.04.2023 of a

Scientific Staff (post doc)
at the Department of Nutritional Sciences
to 31.03.2024.

Reference number: 13785

The Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Vienna is an international and dynamic team of approximately 30 scientists conduction research and providing education in nutritional sciences with a focus on the role of nutrition in healthy aging and the development of metabolic as well as infectious diseases. Among other topic, we study the interaction of nutrition and bacterial as well as viral infections. As a PostDoc you are involved in leading and coordinating a FWF funded project involving human and in vitro studies. With your open-minded, flexible, and reliable personality you add to the coordination of project and the associated lab work. The position is a non-permanent 1-year position with a possibility of extension.

Duration of employment: 1 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 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 responsibilities will include the planning and implementation as well as evaluation of human intervention studies. Furthermore, you plan and supervise cell culture studies in the laboratory and isolate primary blood cells. In addition to real-time PCRS, you will perform ELISAs, Western blot and immunohistochemical staining.

A PhD in nutritional sciences or a closely related field.
Experience in planning and conducting human studies.
Experience in isolation and cultivation of primary cells.
Experience with realtime PCR, Western blot and ELISA as well as immunohistochemistry.

You are curious, well organized, reliable, inspiring, and able to take decisions under time pressure.
You are communicative and want to become part of a motivated, international, and diverse team of researchers.

Research fields:
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Health Sciences
Nutritional sciences MUST

Language level Importance
Very good knowledge MUST
Very good knowledge MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be sumbitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 12.02.2023, mentioning reference number 

For further information please contact Bergheim, Ina +43-1-4277-54981.

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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