Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 13 Apr 2022

Start date/duration
  • 01.07.2022
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Job profile:

University assistant fulltime career positon available in the Institute for Breath Research, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Innsbruck, available from 01.06.2022. Main tasks include the following: (i) Research, related to trace gas analysis, with a particular focus on exhaled breath volatiles; (ii) Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses; (iii) Assisting in the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students; and (iv) Administration.
Required Qualification: Completed a Doctoral or PhD in a natural science (e.g. chemistry, physics, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, or biological engineering).
Other Requirements: (i) Relevant postdoctorall experience in trace gas analysis using spectrometric methods (including GC-MS, GC-TOF-MS, LC-MS, PTR-MS, IMS and GC-IMS), and in particular with regards to the analysis of breath, urine, blood, tissue and other biological samples; (ii) Experience in sample preparation techniques, to include SPME, NTE and PPE/TD; (iii) At least five years' experience in writing peer-reviewed publications (including reviews) in international journals; (iv) Experience in planning and conducting clinical and applied research projects; (v) Success in research funding applications (e.g. EU and/or national funding agencies); (vi) Job related mobility experience during or after doctorate/PhD; (vii) Experience in supervising bachelor and master research projects; (viii) Fluent or to have a high command of the German language (spoken and written); (ix) Fluent in both written and spoken English; (x) Good management and administration skills directly related to research activities; (xi) Good team and communication skills; and (xii) Excellent interpersonal skills.


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The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here:

The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

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