University Assistant (postdoc)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Oct 2022

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University Assistant - Postdoc (40 hours/week), Department of Sociology from 03/01/2023 to 02/28/2029. Main tasks: independent research in the field of social-ecological transformation; participation in research projects and in the acquisition of third-party funds of the working group of rural sociology; independent teaching in the bachelor's degree in sociology with a focus on rural sociology; participation in academic self-administration and in organizational and administrative tasks of the working group; societal knowledge transfer (Third Mission). Required qualifications: PhD in sociology or relevant field; high-quality publications appropriate to the academic age and publication standards in the field; relevant research experience; proof of in-depth methodological knowledge in empirical social research; experience with international academic mobility; ability to connect to the relevant research groups at the University of Innsbruck (Working Group of rural sociology, Mountain Agriculture Research Unit; Research Focus Mountain Regions); teaching experience; experience in education for sustainable development desirable; experience in raising third-party funds desired; experience in societal knowledge transfer desired; very good knowledge of English and German; Team, communication and organizational skills.


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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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