Senior Scientist (Doctorate/PhD)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Nov 2021

Start date/duration
  • as soon as possible
  • for 6 years, possibility for a permanent position depending on requirement and performance evaluation

Job profile:

We are seeking a Senior Scientist for the scientific supervision of the “Austrian Core Facility for scientific core analyses” at the Institute of Geology. The successful candidate will develop and perform own independent and collaborative research, combining core logging and scanning techniques and digital data analyses methods to study high-resolution sedimentary archives for past environmental, climatic, anthropogenic and/or geological changes/perturbations.  In this position you will carry out research which requires a doctorate/PhD in in a field of natural sciences and a high degree of continuity. You will hold your own lectures, tutor students and participate in administration. Required qualifications further include: Experience with physical and chemical analytical core logging and scanning methods, including data quality assurance and quality control; Expertise in digital data analysis and multivariate statistics methods; Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills; Strong team and communication skills with an open attitude towards multi-disciplinary research and collaboration with different research groups; Good English language skills.

The position is initially limited to 6 years with the possibility to become permanent upon positive performance appraisal


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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