University Assistant (postdoc)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Nov 2021

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University Assistant - PostDoc (40 hours/week), Institute of Sociology, from 1 March 2022, for 6 years. Main tasks:

  • Independent research and publications, participation in research projects and acquisition of third party funding in the area of macrosociology and sociology of social inequality
  • Independent teaching in sociology programs (BA and MA) with a focus on macrosociology and sociology of social inequality
  • Student support: holding exams and supervising theses
  • Participation in academic self-administration an in organizational and administrative tasks

Required qualifications:

  • Doctorate in sociology or adjacent discipline
  • High quality publications appropriate to the academic age
  • Research experience in (cross-comparative) analysis of social inequality
  • Proof of in-depth knowledge of advanced quantitative methods of social research
  • International research experience
  • Ability to relate to research areas represented at the department
  • Teaching experience in sociology of social inequality
  • Experience in the acquisition of third-party funding is desirable
  • Team-, communication- and organizational skills
  • Very good knowledge of English, willigness to learn German


We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

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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