University Assistant (Post-Doc)

  • Full Time
  • Wien

Technische Universität Wien

Job title:

University Assistant (Post-Doc)


Technische Universität Wien

Job description

40 hours/hours | limited to 2 yearsTU Wien is Austria’s largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching, and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto “Technology for People”. As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.At the Institute of Mechanics and Mechatronics, in the Research Unit of Measurement and Actuator Technology TU Wien is offering a position as university assistant (post-doc) limited to expected 2 years for 40 hours/week. Expected start: July 2024.Tasks:

  • Teaching of courses in (at least one) of the areas: Measurement and vibration technology, modal analysis, finite element methods, as well as co-supervision of bachelor-, master- and PhD-students
  • Research and project work in the fields of FE modeling, acoustics, topology optimization, model order reduction, or control engineering
  • Preparation of publications and participation in scientific events
  • Participation in organizational and administrative tasks of the research division and the faculty

Your profile:

  • Completion of an appropriate doctorate (mechanical engineering, mathematics, physics, or related fields)
  • In-depth knowledge in at least one of the fields: measurement and vibration technology, finite element methods, acoustics, topology optimization, model order reduction, or (FEM) modeling of coupled field problems
  • Experience in scientific work and scientific writing (publications)
  • Excellent knowledge of English (working language), and knowledge of German (e.g., for some course materials) is an advantage
  • Experience in university teaching is an advantage
  • Knowledge in scientific software development (C++, Julia, …) is an advantage
  • Good organizational and analytical skills, as well as a structured way of working

We offer:

  • Possibility to expand your scientific potential and advance your professional career
  • Hybrid working style with up to 60% home office option (if desired)
  • A range of attractive social benefits (see

) * Wide range of internal and external training opportunities, various career options

  • A workplace based in the heart (Subway U1/U4, Karlsplatz) of one of the world’s most livable cities

TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter.Entry level salary is determined by the pay grade B1 of the Austrian collective agreement for university staff. This is a minimum of currently EUR 4,752.30/month gross, 14 times/year for 40 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.We look forward to receiving your application until July 18th, 2024.

Expected salary



Job date

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 02:58:33 GMT

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