Postgraduate Research Associate (40 hours per week / project employment)

AnbieterUniversität für Bodenkultur Wien
Erschienen9. März 2017
ArbeitsortWien, Wien, Österreich
KategorieUmwelt / Nachhaltige Entwicklung
FunktionSenior Researcher / Postdoc


University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
  • responsibility . We work for the sustainable use and protection of .
    The Department of Agrobiotechnology (IFA-Tulln), Center for Analytical Chemistry, Metabolomics group is currently seeking a

    Postgraduate Research Associate

    (Project employment)
    Reference code:
    26 Extent of employment:
    40 Hours per Week Duration of employment:
    36 months Gross monthly salary and pay grade in terms of collective agreement .731,00 The position if offered in the frame of the European project INTERFUTURE
  • From microbial interactions to new-concept biopesticides and biofertilizers, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (Link: ).

    Project collaboration, it is expected that the candidate will carry out his/her PhD thesis and aims at defending a thesis to obtain the PhD degree at BOKU.
    The second half of the PhD . The company Bi-PA
  • Biological Products for Agriculture (Belgium ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> ) acts as bridge between green research and sustainable farming with the final goal of develop and register innovative crop protection solutions for integrated pest management.
    There, the candidate will be trained in the evaluation of the effects of Lysobacter VOCs on crop plants, plant beneficial and pathogenic microorganisms and will be involved in the development of a novel biofungicide based on the most effective VOCs identified during the first part of the project.

    Required skills and qualifications
    Master degree in the field of Plant and Agricultural Sciences, Biology or Chemistry Be at the time of recruitment in the first four years of his/her research career (full-time equivalent research experience, starting from the date on which the Master degree was obtained) Not have been awarded a Doctoral degree Not have resided or carried out his/her main activity in Austria for more than 12 month in the last three years immediately prior to the reference recruitment date Be proficient in both written and spoken English otherwise s/he will be excluded from the recruitment process

    Desirable skills and qualifications
    Knowledge of German, French and/or Dutch self-certified in the pre-selection process, will be considered as an additional selection criterion Ability to work in an international team environment (social skills) Applications can be submitted until:
    31 th of March 2017 University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna seeks to increase the number of its female . Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference unless reasons specific to an individual . General information you will find at: - Stage-Researchers-ESRs-PhD-student-within-the-project-INTERFUTURE-From-microbial- interactions-to-new-concept-biobesticides-and-biofertilizers To apply for the position, please use the application form and email the following documents to: kerstin.buchmueller [at] boku[.]ac[.]at

    (Reference Code:

  • The curriculum vitae (CV),
    including contact details, education, work experience, technical and scientific publications, prizes/awards, language skills.
    The CV should reflect a . The CV must be saved with file extension:

    Surname Name_CV.doc(x) or .pdf.

    Official academic record
    of the courses & grades for Bachelor (and Master if required in specific criteria) degree.
  • A

    motivational letter
    in which the applicant describes his or her motivation to pursue postgraduate studies and to conduct the offered research project.
    The applicant is asked to . In case of application the multiple positions, the applicant is asked to specify his or her interest in the projects selected.
  • Contact details of

    three referees
    willing to write confidential letters of recommendation.
  • Your application will be forwarded to the involved supervisor(s) for further evaluation. In parallel, according to the ESR position you are applying for, you will also have to apply for admittance to a PhD at BOKU by filling the online application form . We regret that we cannot reimburse applicants travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the .

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