Universität Innsbruck

University Assistant (postdoc)

Start date/duration:

  • as soon as possible
  • for 2 years

Administrative unit:

  • Department of Astro- and Particle Physics

Extent of employment:

  • 40 hours per week

Job Description:

University Assistant - Postdoc (40 hours/week), Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics from 01.07.2024 until 30.06.2026. Main tasks: Independent project work for ESO ELT instrumentation projects ; teaching courses; participation in organizational and administrative tasks; continuing education. Required qualifications: Completed doctoral studies in astronomy or physics with a focus on astronomy/astrophysics; Experience in the research field of astronomy/astrophysics, preferably in observation-oriented astronomy and development of astronomical data reduction software, experience in data acquisition, data reduction in the optical and near-infrared wavelength range and data analysis of astronomical instruments; use of state-of-the-art astronomical software packages; knowledge of ESO software standards for data reduction pipelines; ability to work in a team with project groups at international level; problem-solving skills.

Euraxess: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/platforms/jobs/139/MIP-14262

The description associated with this job duties and requirements can be found at:

Our offer:

With us, you can expect exciting tasks, flexible working hours, a family-friendly working environment, attractive training and development opportunities, a paid lunch break, a meal allowance and much more! https://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/.

The minimum gross salary (stipulated by collective agreement) for this position amounts to € 4.752 per month (14 times)*.

*as of 2024


We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 30.08.2024 stating the code MIP-14262

The University of Innsbruck emphasizes equal opportunities and diversity in its personnel policy.

The University of Innsbruck strives to increase the percentage of women and thus expressly encourages women to apply. This is particularely true for leading positions and scientific job offers. In case of underrepresentation women with the same qualifications will be given priority.

Following Austrian disability legislation, qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

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