Senior Scientist (Doctorate/PhD)

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 14 Jun 2021

Start date/duration
  • 18.08.2021
  • for 4 years, possibility for a permanent position depending on requirement and performance evaluation

Job profile:

Senior Scientist with PhD (16 hours / week), Institute for Construction and Materials Science, Unit for Material Technology from 08/18/2021 to 08/17/2024 ; ;main tasks: Independent research work, participation in the fulfillment of research tasks in the work area as well as acquisition of research projects and third-party funding; Independent teaching; Supervision of students including supervision of master's and diploma theses as well as co-supervision of PhD theses; Participation in organizational and administrative tasks in the work area; Support and participation in the organization and administration of the NanoLab (organization of renewals, maintenance and servicing of devices, installations and rooms of the NanoLab; comprehensive care of assigned devices; support of employees, students and external persons in the operation of these devices; implementation and control instructions and other organizational agendas of the NanoLab); Required qualifications: Completed PhD in the field of technical sciences in civil engineering, technical physics, technical chemistry, mineralogy; Excellent knowledge in the field of experimental characterization and measurement technology; Experience in characterization of building materials and the operation of X-ray-based devices (XRD, XRF, E-ray microscopy); Post-doc experience or relevant work experience; Experience in participation in third-party funding; Excellent knowledge of German and very good knowledge of English; Ability to work in a team; Pleasure in working in the laboratory; Pleasure in teaching and supervising students; Leadership skills; Communication 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.

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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