Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Feb 2021

Start date/duration
  • as soon as possible
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Job profile:

Assistant Professor PostDoc - career track (40 hours / week) At the Department of Psychology at the University of Innsbruck, the position of a university assistant – postdoc (career position) will be posted from 1st October 2019 for an initial period of 6 years. A qualification agreement for conversion into a permanent position (associate professor) can be offered on probation.   Main tasks - Research in the field of work/occupational and social psychology - Research-guided teaching in the field of work/occupational and social psychology - Cooperation in organizational and administrative tasks   Required qualification - Completed, subject-relevant studies with above average doctorate (psychology) - Experience and proven competence in academic teaching of work/occupational and/or social psychology - Expertise in current research topics of our social psychology and/or applied psychology labs - Diversity in survey methods - Competence in evaluation methods with complex statistical procedures - Visible scientific achievements beyond the dissertation in the form of publications in peer-reviewed journals - PostDoc experience or relevant work experience - Experience in third-party funding - The application must include a description of a research concept (max. 5 pages) and a teaching concept - Excellent written and spoken English skills as well as basic German skills - Social competence; team and communication skills - Mobility experience   Payment For this position, a collective agreement minimum wage of gross € 3.804 / month (14 times a year) is provided. The fee increases if relevant professional experience is available. In addition, the university offers many attractive additional benefits. We look forward to receiving your online application via the career portal of the University of Innsbruck (cipher: PSY-SPORT-XXX). For any questions regarding this call, please contact Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jürgen Glaser ( ; applied psychology) or Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tobias Greitemeyer ( ; social psychology). The Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore asks on qualified women to apply. In this position you will have the opportunity to carry out high level research and to specialise in a particular field. You will hold your own lectures, tutor students and participate in administration. During the first year of employment it is possible to conclude a 'qualification agreement' which is the core part of a University career position. If the terms of the qualification agreement are fullfilled it will lead to a continuous career at the University, resulting in the position of a Associate Professor and a permanent employment.


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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.

In accordance with Austrian disability laws qualified people with special requirements are expressly encouraged to apply for jobs. For more information please contact the trusted representative for scientists with a disability at the University of Innsbruck, Dr. Adolf Sandbichler.

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