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University Assistant (must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree)
Johannes Kepler University Linz

Date Posted Jul. 1, 2020
Title University Assistant (must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree)
University Johannes Kepler University Linz
Linz, Upper Austria, Austria
Department Institute of Women's Studies and Gender Research
Application Deadline Aug. 17, 2020
Position Start Date Dec. 1, 2020
  • Post-Doc
  • Women's Studies

University Assistant (must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree) for a full-time, six-year position at the Institute of Women’s Studies and Gender Research
Job Reference Number: 4195

Job Duties:

  • Actively take part in the institute’s research activities
  • Actively take part in the teaching and examination activities at the institute, supervise students
  • Provide support to manage the institute’s general administration activities
  • Conduct independent research
  • Independently teach university-level classes and hold examinations

Your Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree in a subject area in social or economic sciences
  • Possess expertise in the area of gender studies as part of social and/or economic sciences
  • Expertise in the field of »Work and Gender« is an advantage
  • Experience and skills working with quantitative or qualitative empirical research methods (preferably strong knowledge in both areas)
  • Professional teaching experience is highly desired but not required
  • High scientific research potential
  • Excellent English skills (level C1), German knowledge is desired (level B2)
  • A strong social skill set and personal commitment are required

What We Offer:

  • On the basis of full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is € 3,889.50 gross per month (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)
  • Stable employer
  • Attractive campus environment with good public transportation connections
  • Attractive continual educational opportunities
  • State-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • Dynamic research environment
  • Broad range of on-campus dining services/healthy meals (organic food at the cafeteria)
  • Exercise and sports classes (USI)
  • …and much more

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

How to Apply:
Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include "Job Reference Number 4195" in your application.

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Contact Information

  • Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Doris Weichselbaumer
    Department of Human Resource Management
    Johannes Kepler University Linz
    Altenberger Straße 69
    Linz A-4040


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