University Assistant (Post-Doc)

  • Full Time
  • Wien

Technische Universität Wien

Job title:

University Assistant (Post-Doc)


Technische Universität Wien

Job description

40 hours/week | limited for 6 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 Logic and Computation, in the Research Unit of Knowledge Based Systems TU Wien is offering a position as university assistant (post-doc) limited to expected 6 years for 40 hours/week. Expected start: August 2024.Tasks:

  • Deep interest in scientific problems and the motivation for independent and goal-oriented research in the area of knowledge representation and reasoning
  • Independent teaching or participation in teaching and supervision of students
  • The ability to develop methods, concepts, as well as their realization and evaluation and the willingness to contribute in interdisciplinary scientific projects
  • Participation in organizational and administrative tasks of the research division and the faculty

Your profile:

  • Completion of an appropriate doctorate
  • In-depth knowledge of the subject area, in particular in the fields of logic, computational complexity, and description logics.
  • Experience in national and international research cooperation as well as in project management and presentations
  • Interdisciplinary work
  • Experience in teaching and publication activities as well as interest and pleasure in research and work/support with students
  • Organizational and analytical skills as well as a structured way of working
  • Very good communicative skills and team competences
  • Excellent command of the English language. Knowledge of German (level B2) or willingness to learn the German language.

We offer:

  • A wide variety and exciting range of tasks in a collegial team
  • Flexibility in working time arrangements
  • A range of attractive social benefits (see

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

  • Central location of workplace as well as good accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)

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, 11th 2024.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2024 23:44:52 GMT

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