University Assistant (Post Doc) At The Department Of Economics

Country: Austria;

City: Vienna

Vacancy added: 11.10.2018

Employer: University of Vienna

Resumes due: 21.11.2018


The University of Vienna (19 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.600 members of staff, about 92.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.09.2019 of a

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Department of Economics

Reference number: 9000

The Department of Economics is part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics. We are a highly international and research-oriented Department. More than 30 full-time junior and senior professors together with numerous PhD students form an international community dedicated to studying all aspects of economics. Information about the Department of Economics can be found on the website at

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40.0 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:
Participation in research, teaching and administration - Participation in research projects - (International) publishing and presentation activities - Project application and (external) fundraising - Holding classes due to extent regulations of wage agreement - Examination activities - Support of students - Participation in evaluation activities and in quality assurance - Participation in administration of the institute /department

Applicants should have completed (or should be close to completing) a PhD in Economics. Expertise in economic theory is required. Knowledge of German is an asset but not required.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae detailing the candidate’s education, teaching experience, list of publications, and a letter of motivation. Applicants are also required to submit a cover letter that includes a statement on why they are interested in working in the Department of Economics at the University of Vienna and up to two selected papers. Three letters of reference should be sent by the referees directly to We will also be interviewing at the job market (EEA job market in Naples, December 6 - 7, 2018). The application must specify the corresponding Identification Number.

Research fields:

Main research field

Special research fieldsImportance


Economic theoryMUST




Educational institution

Educational levelSpecial subjectImportance







Language levelImportance


Good knowledgeMUST


Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 21.11.2018, mentioning reference number 9000.

For further information please contact Sorger, Gerhard +43-1-4277-37443.



The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( 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.

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