Senior Scientist at the Research Hub Environment and Climate
University of Vienna Job Center
The Environment & Climate Hub is a new cross-cutting interdisciplinary initiative established by the University of Vienna in 2022. The Hub will connect researchers from faculties and centres and facilitate new interdisciplinary research within and beyond the University of Vienna. As Senior Scientist you will work closely with the two Hub directors (Thilo Hofmann und Sabine Pahl) and the board to identify core research questions and establish teams of researchers to create a critical mass and momentum which fosters excellent, integrated and impact-focused research. You will actively contribute to developing novel research proposals and opportunities and coordinate the activities of the hub. We are looking for a dynamic, open-minded, analytical, task-focused and socially skilled post-doctoral researcher who can play a major role in the strategic development of a research structure that tackles key challenges in the field of environment and climate.
This position (40 hours/week) is initially for a 6-year period. The possibility of being made permanent depends on the performance of the hub and strategic decisions by the university. The post starts on 1st of November 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary level according to collective agreement: §54 VwGr. B1 lit.b (postdoc). The standard starting salary is EUR 4,061.50 gross per month with two bonus payments as standard, but could be higher based on your expertise and experience (see https://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/en/jobs- recruiting/job-center/salary-scheme/ salary B1, 3b).
Vienna is a thriving international city with plenty of cultural and outdoors leisure opportunities and high quality of life. You will receive pension contributions, social security and health insurance benefits as part of the contract package
We look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, CV including contact information of 3 references, relevant transcripts via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or via our job center with the reference number 13594. Please send your application as ONE single PDF document.
For further information please contact Pahl, Sabine email@example.com.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). 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.