Post-doc positions

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Assistant professor (Universitätsassistent/in post doc) m/f/d

You have decided to pursue an academic career and want to conduct research, teach, and be an active member of the scientific community in your field? This position is an ideal launching pad for a career in research.

Tenure-track positions offer a clear path to a long-term career at WU. Non-tenure-track positions allow you to gain valuable academic experience for your national or international career outside of WU.

  • Research and teaching with the objective of attaining a venia docendi (habilitation)

  • Organizational and administrative responsibilities

  • In most cases full-time employment

  • Integration into the scientific community in your field

  • Tenure-track and non-tenure-track options

Research project staff member

Are you passionate about research? A number of different third-party funded research projects offer you the opportunity to pursue your passion for research as a research project staff member.

While the main focus of your work is definitively research, research project staff members are occasionally involved in teaching in exceptional cases.

  • Project-based research work

  • Provide support for the unit’s research work

  • Support the unit’s organizational and administrative responsibilities

  • These positions are always financed with third-party funding.

What do post-doc employees appreciate the most about working at WU?

  • Personal freedom, family-friendly, appreciative atmosphere

  • Generous support for continuing education and travel

  • Good infrastructure, both technically and spatially

  • Top business and economics university with renowned experts on the faculty and a diverse range of subjects

  • Inspiring campus life shared with 2,400 like-minded people in research, teaching, and administration; over 21,500 students

[Translate to English:] Judith Kohlenberger Porträt
PhD Judith Kohlenberger
Assistant professor

"As an employee who works at WU based on third-party funding, I like that WU gives me the opportunity to carry out my research projects with as much independence as possible and as much support as necessary. With its award-winning architecture, surrounded by the vast green spaces of Prater Park, Campus WU is one of the most attractive and most productive places I’ve ever worked at."

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