University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Reference number: 12290
The Division of Pharmacognosy at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is looking for a scientific co-worker (predoc level). Main research interests of the hosting group are the influence of bioactive natural products on the cellular stress responses as well as the intricate interplay between redox- and metabolic stress on the molecular level.
The employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is automatically extended to a total of 4 years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.
Your duties comprise the independent execution of a research project in the area of cell/molecular biology with focus on the potential regulation of Nrf2-dependent gene expression by the kinase AMPK and selected natural products. You are expected to participate in (independent) teaching activities defined by the collective bargaining agreement, to supervise BSc or MSc sudents, to be active member of the Doctoral School PhaNuSpo and to set up a dissertational agreement within 12 to 18 months after start. Moreover, you are supposed to participate in scientific paper writing and independently present your data.
You have a master degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or related fields. You bring along a deep interest in cell biology, especially in the dissection of signal transduction processes, and enjoy scientific work. Previous experience in relevant techniques, such as cell culture or expression analyses, are an asset, but no absolute need, in case you are interested in proactively learning new things.
We are looking forward to your convincing application including letter of motivation, CV, study certificates, contact details of at least one reference and (as far as available) list of publications and teaching experience.
You need a high ability to express yourself orally and in writing and have an excellent command of English. Moreover, we expect good computer literacy, motivation, committment and team spirit
Main research field
Special research fields
Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Toxicology
Very good knowledge
Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (
http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 19.09.2921, mentioning reference number 12290.
For further information please contact Heiß, Elke +43-1-4277-55993.
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.