University Assistant (PhD position)

Updated: 9 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 01 Dec 2021

Start date/duration
Job profile:

In this position you are expected to write a dissertation in a stimulating environment using the university's infrastructure. You will hold your own lectures, tutor students and participate in administration. 50% of the working time is reserved for the thesis.

Main tasks:
  • Manage and carry through a doctoral thesis project in the field of Mathematics Education;
  • Attend PhD courses;
  • Write Scientific articles and own PhD Thesis in the field of Mathematics Education;
  • Participate in research projects in the field of Mathematics Education Research conducted at the Area of Science, Geography, Computer Science and Mathematics Education at the Department of Subject-Specific Education, University of Innsbruck, Austria;
  • Teach in the field of Mathematics Education (pre-service teacher education) and supervision of students;
  • Administrative work for the department.

Qualifications required:
  • The candidate should hold a Diploma or Master Degree in Mathematics Education;
  • Good knowledge of German, if German is not the native language: C1;
  • desired: the candidate should have good communication skills in both spoken and written English (C1);
  • desired: diploma or master thesis in Mathematics Education;
  • desired: school teaching and/or university teaching experience;
  • desired: experience in statistics and data science;
  • desired: additional qualifications relevant to the subject;
  • the application must be accompanied by a dissertation exposé of 3-4 pages;
  • ability to cooperate; creative problem-solving skills; ability to work in a team; teaching skills.


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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