University Assistant (post doc)

Universität Wien
Department of Chromosome Biology

WorkplaceWien, Wien, Austria


The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a

Reference number : 10602

The Center for Molecular Biology (ZMB) was founded in 2007, centralizing all groups of the University of Vienna working in the field of molecular biology. To promote collaborations with the life sciences departments of the Medical University of Vienna, the Max Perutz Labs were founded in 2005. To extend our team we are offering the following position: University assistant post doc (m/w/d). The University of Vienna aims at increasing the number of females in academic and leadership positions, thus qualified females are especially encouraged to apply. Females with equal qualifications will be preferably considered. For more detailed information on the advertised position and a personal interview, please contact Prof. Joao Matos (Joao.Matos 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 people who could provide a letter of reference.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement : §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description: Your activities will include: research on Meiosis and DNA repair in the group of Joao Matos ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Moreover, publishing in international journals and the attendance of scientific conferences. Area of responsibility: Developing and strengthening an independent research profile; Play an active role in the management of the laboratory; Application of new methods in the field of meiosis / DNA repair; Involvement in research projects and participation in scientific studies; Project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding; Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis; Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance; Involvement in the department administration; Teaching of junior group members and students. In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have: Publications in subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards); Participation in international conferences and presentation experience. Desirable qualifications are: Expertise in proteomics methods; expertise in yeast genetics and cell biology; expertise in cell cycle or meiosis; Experience abroad.

Profile: You hold a doctoral degree in Biology. Your skills and expertise: experience in the use of the genetic model system S. cerevisiae (proteomics, genetics, biochemistry and cell biology); experience in the collection, evaluation and analysis of quantitative proteomics data, didactic competence; ability to present and discuss scientific data in English.

Experience in laboratory management - Experience abroad

Research fields:

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> ) no later than 01.10.2020, mentioning reference number 10602.

For further information please contact Matos, Joao +43-1-4277-74419.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> ). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants. Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
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