Current job advertisement (1290): Teaching and Research Associate, Part-time, 30 hours/week


You want to understand how things are connected and make a fundamental impact? We offer an environment where you can realize your full potential. At one of Europe’s largest and most modern business and economics universities. On a campus where quality of work is also quality of life. We are looking for support as a 

Teaching and Research Associate
Part-time, 30 hours/week 
Starting March 15, 2022, and ending after 6 years

You want to deepen your interest in your research topic while gaining your first teaching experience? This position opens doors to either an academic career or a later switch to a career in business. We are looking for support in research and teaching at the Institute for Data, Process and Knowledge Management ( situated within the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management. In particular, the position opens the possibility to investigate and advance research on hybrid human-machine workflows when applied in the context of novel information systems, such as neuro-symbolic systems.

What to expect

  • Writing a dissertation: You will be investigating your research topic and spending a third of your working hours on writing your dissertation

  • Research, for yourself and others: You will be supporting publishing activities, conducting surveys, and carrying out research of practical relevance with cooperation partners, companies or for funding organisations

  • Conduct and supervise teaching: You will be planning and teaching courses and support in holding exams and evaluations

  • Student support: You will be available to answer students’ questions, provide feedback on seminar papers, and act as a co-advisor for bachelor’s theses

  • Performing organizational and administrative tasks: You will be collaborating in the organization of teaching and will be taking on supporting tasks in the administration of research

  • Learning from top researchers: You will be getting your own research career off to a great start by working together with renowned researchers in your field and learning from them

  • Teamwork: At the institute, you’ll be working to advance research in your field together with the entire team

  • Building up a personal network: You will be using the pre-doc phase to create your own professional network for the future

What you have to offer

  • Academic degree: You have a diploma/master’s degree in computer science or related areas that qualifies you for enrollment in a doctoral program at WU

  • Advanced skills: You have experience with topics in the area of Semantic Web, Linked Data, as well as Human-Computation and Crowdsourcing

  • IT skills: You are familiar with programming languages (e.g., java, python), database technology and SQL, the semantic web technology stack (RDF, OWL, SPARQL)

  • Working style: You work independently, show initiative, and have good self-organization skills

  • Willingness to use multimedia teaching methods: You have experience in using multimedia teaching and learning formats or are at least willing to learn

What we offer you

  • A top business and economics university with renowned experts on the faculty and a diverse range of subjects, triple accredited

  • Excellent infrastructure, both technologically and architecturally, and a wide range of WU service units

  • Diversity and appreciation in an open-minded, inclusive and family-friendly environment

  • Flexibility and individual freedom thanks to flexible working hours

  • Inspiring campus life with over 2,400 employees in research, teaching, and administration and approximately 21,500 students on a conveniently located, architecturally unique campus in the heart of Vienna

The minimum monthly gross salary amounts to €2,293.95, this salary may be adjusted based on job-related prior work experience.

Do you want to join the WU team? 

Then please submit your application by March 9, 2022 under (ID 1290). We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Our goal is to make sure it is safe for students and employees to study and work on campus in person. For this reason, proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or of an exemption pursuant to the COVID-19 Vaccination Act must be provided before you can be employed at WU.

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