University Assistant (PhD position)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 05 Dec 2020

Start date/duration
Job profile:


  • To prepare, purify and characterize organic compounds. 
  • To solve synthetic problems by effective literature review. 
  • To prepare biweekly and monthly reports to support publications.
  • To present progress in team meetings. 
  • To develop new synthetic methodologies and the synthesis of target molecules. 
  • To work effectively as part of a team, training and supervision of other group members. 

Required qualifications:

  • M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry or related field is required for this position.
  • Total synthesis of complex natural products.
  • Characterization and structure determination (e.g. 2D-NMR, IR, X-Ray). 

Research expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable for this position:

  • Terpene Chemistry.
  • Working in inert atmosphere using Schlenk and glovebox methods.
  • Experience in computational chemistry.
  • Handling and studies of the reactivity of compounds at low/high temperatures.


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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