University Assistant postdoctoral

  • Full Time
  • Wien

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University Assistant postdoctoral


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Offer DescriptionJob description:The University of Vienna is a cosmopolitan hub for more than 10,000 employees, of whom around 7,500 work in research and teaching. They want to do research and teach at a place that suits their ideas and work together towards answering the big questions of the future. You also appreciate the exchange between disciplines, cultures and generations? We are looking for a/anUniversity Assistant postdoctoral47 Faculty of PsychologyStartdate: 01.09.2024 | Working hours: 40 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc)Limited until: 31.08.2027Reference no.: 2579Explore and teach at the University of Vienna, where over 7,500 academic minds have found a unique blend of freedom and support. Join us if you’re driven by a passion for top-notch international research and scientific excellence.The opportunity to develop personal research interests in a young, dynamic team awaits you. The current activity of the Environmental Psychology Group (founded in 2020) focuses on risk perception, attitudes, motivation and behavior change and the social processes surrounding them, as well as nature connectedness, regenerative environments and environment and health in the broadest sense. The group’s topics include plastic and chemical pollution, microplastics, electromagnetic fields (5G), biodiversity, nature in urban spaces, benefits of water environments and more. Come and join us and help define environmental psychology in beautiful Vienna!Where to apply WebsiteRequirementsSpecific RequirementsYour personal sphere of play:Your future position is at the Environmental Psychology Group, Department of Cognition, Emotion and Methods in Psychology, in the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna, Austria ( ). The group engages mainly in quantitative research (from cross-sectional to experimental) and applied research in the areas of risk perception, attitudes, motivation and behaviour change and the social processes that surround them as well as on nature connectedness, restorative environments and environment and health in the broadest sense.The Environmental Psychology Group values an international outlook, opennes and enthusiasm in scientific discussions. We offer a co-operative and welcoming team spirit, skills development and mentoring, opportunities for scientific exchange in conferences and meetings.We are looking for a committed employee to fill the position of University Assistant (“post doc”), full-time (40 hours per week), for the period September 1, 2024 (negotiable) to August 31, 2027 (option to renew for another three years)!Your future tasks:Active participation in research, teaching & administration, which means:

  • You investigate environmental topics from a psychological perspective.
  • You apply strong quantitative analytical and methodological skills.
  • You develop new theoretical and / or methodological perspectives on environmental topics.
  • You discuss ongoing funded projects with colleagues in the group and develop new funding proposals.
  • You publish internationally and disseminate research findings.
  • You develop and hold teaching courses independently and/or with others up to 4 hours / week.
  • You supervise students, interns as necessary.

This is part of your personality:

  • PhD in Psychology or similar relevant qualification.
  • Excellent communication and academic writing skills (must: English, desirable: German).
  • MS Office user level.
  • Advanced statistical and analytical skills (e.g. R, SPSS).
  • Strong team working skills.
  • A passion for both theory and application.
  • A track record of publications and funding proposals commensurate with your stage of career.
  • Evidence of leadership commensurate to stage of career.
  • Autonomous and proactive working style.
  • An understanding of and openness to the international and interdisciplinary contexts environmental psychology operates in.
  • Experience in teaching and/or supervision.

Additional InformationBenefitsWhat we offer:Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible working hours and/or remote/hybrid work.Inspiring working atmosphere: You are a part of an international academic team in a healthy and fair working environment.Good public transport connections: Your workplace in the center of beautiful Vienna is easily accessible by public transport.Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge.Fixed-term contract and fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 4,752,30 (14 times a year) for a period of three (3) years increases if we can credit professional experience.Equal opportunities for everyone: We look forward to diverse personalities in the team!Work Location(s)Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute Universität Wien Country Austria City Wien Postal Code 1010 GeofieldContact CityWien WebsiteStreetUniversitätsring 1 Postal Code1010STATUS: EXPIREDShare this page

Expected salary

€4752.3 per month



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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 03:36:31 GMT

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