With approx. 4,800 members of staff the University of Innsbruck is one of the largest employers in the region. As a modern teaching and research institution the university offers good prospects for careers in both academic and non academic fields.

We are currently looking for a

Post-doc (full-time)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic post-doc researcher with research experience in the application of X-ray fluorescence (XRF) technology in Earth Science or related fields. He/she will join the Sedimentary Geology research group of the Institute of Geology at the University of Innsbruck to (i) assist in running the new „Austrian Core Facility for scientific core logging and scanning“ and (ii) to develop and perform own independent research, preferably using XRF core scanning to study high-resolution sedimentary archives for past environmental, climatic and/or tectonic changes/impacts. The successful candidate holds a PhD in Earth Science or related fields, has excellent English language communication skills, has an open attitude towards multi-disciplinary research and is a good team player.

The position is limited to 1.5 years. Since part of the funding is considered as start-up financing, the post-doc researcher is expected (and will be supported) to develop own research proposals to Austrian and European funding agencies to extend his/her research activity at the University of Innsbruck beyond the initial contract period.

For additional information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Michael Strasser, michael.strasser@uibk.ac.at

The position is limited to 1,5 years.

The minimum gross salary (stipulated by collective agreement) for this position amounts to E 3.626,00 per month (14 times). The salary will be higher if you have worked in a similar position before. Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers (http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/).

More informations and the legally binding tender text can be found at: www.uibk.ac.at/karriere, Chiffre GEO-9295.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 29.04.2017

The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore particularly welcomes applications from qualified women. This applies particularly to managerial as well scientific positions. In the case of female under-representation, women with equal qualifications will be given priority.


posted: 20 March 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.