Research assistant and PhD position (temporary, 48 months) "Digitalisation in Forest Engineering /...

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 14 May 2021

Applications are invited for the temporary position as a Research Assistant within the Institute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.

The Institute of Forest Engineering is one of Europe's leading institutions in the field of Forest Engineering and has a strong focus on steep terrain timber harvesting operations.

A temporary position (30h/week) is offered. Work tasks include independent execution and analysis of scientific experiments with a focus on digitalisation in forest engineering, writing of scientific publications and presenting of results at international conferences as well as lecturing and administrative duties. Applicants are expected to complete a PhD within the position's timeframe.

A forestry/forest sciences or comparable master degree and sound knowledge in the fields of forest opening, timber harvesting and ergonomics as well as fluency in German and English are mandatory. Applicants strengths include interest in scientific research, didactical skills, the ability to communicate and work as part of a team, practical experience in conducting experiments in forest engineering and sound statistical and operations research skills.

Gross monthly salary and pay grade in terms of collective agreement for university staff (payable 14 times per year): B1, € 2.228,60

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna seeks to increase the number of its female faculty and staff members. Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference unless reasons specific to an individual male candidate tilt the balance in his favour.

People with disabilities and appropriate qualifications are specifically encouraged to apply.

Please send your job application incl. motivation letter and CV to the Personnel department, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, 1190 Vienna, Peter-Jordan-Straße 70; E-Mail: . (Reference code: 90)

We regret that we cannot reimburse applicants travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the selection and hiring process.

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