14/02/2020

University Assistant (post doc)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Life Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiological engineering
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/03/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10436
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

OFFER DESCRIPTION

A position is available for a Postdoctoral researcher in molecular developmental biology in the working group of Mihaela Pavlicev in the Department of Evolutionary Biology at the University of Vienna. The Pavlicev lab is interested in the interface between development and evolution, specifically in the effect of developmental systems on evolutionary change. We use experimental and theoretical approaches in our work. Evolution of mammalian female reproduction is one of the major research topics in the lab. A successful candidate will have a solid experience in molecular developmental research and strong interest in organismal evolutionary biology. The position offers sufficient freedom and support to progressively establish an own research profile; the development of independent project proposals is encouraged. The environment of the Faculty of Life Sciences and the further evolution-focused institutions located in Vienna offer unique opportunities for intellectual development. The position is available for six years.

Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

More Information

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Biology
- previous postdoctoral experience is advantageous
- Publications in developmental/molecular/evolutionary field
- Grant writing skills
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team

Selection process

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Biology
- previous postdoctoral experience is advantageous
- Publications in developmental/molecular/evolutionary field
- Grant writing skills
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team

Additional comments

The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 88,000 students are enrolled in 180 courses at the University of Vienna. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with 8,900 employees, 6,700 of whom are scientists and academics.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiological engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Biology
- previous postdoctoral experience is advantageous
- Publications in developmental/molecular/evolutionary field
- Grant writing skills
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed)
- International presentation experience
Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience in supervising students

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Contact details of 2 people who could provide a letter of reference

Specific Requirements

- Doctoral degree/PhD degree in Biology
- previous postdoctoral experience is advantageous
- Publications in developmental/molecular/evolutionary field
- Grant writing skills
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- IT user skills
- Ability to work in a team In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed)
- International presentation experience
Desirable qualifications are
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience in supervising students

Application documents
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Contact details of 2 people who could provide a letter of reference

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Evolutionary Biology
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 492831
Posting organisation offer ID: 10436

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