Medical University of Vienna (MUW)

Assistant Professor in Molecular Radiobiology

Medical University of Vienna (MUW)

Vienna, Austria

At the Medical University of Vienna a position as

Assistant Professor in Molecular Radiobiology
according to § 99 (5) University Law 2002 (UG) is announced.

The Medical University of Vienna is one of Europe’s premiere institutions for biomedical and clinical research. We are looking for a highly qualified scientist in the field of molecular radiobiology with enthusiasm for inter- and multidisciplinary research, and commitment to teaching.

The candidate is expected to have an outstanding expertise in one of these areas: DNA repair mechanisms, stem cell biology and tissue regeneration, cellular signalling, tumour immunology or radiogenomics. This position seeks to characterize the effects of particle and photon radiation on
healthy and diseased cells/tissues/organs and intends to bridge basic research and medicine.

Your profile:

  • Completed scientific or medical education with PhD or equivalent degree.
  • International recognition in the respective research area.
  • Successful and continuous acquisition of peer-reviewed third-party funding.
  • Educational and didactic qualifications including supervision of Masters and PhD students.
  • Diversity and gender competence.
  • International working experience

We offer:
The successful candidate will be offered an Assistant Professor position for a maximum duration of six years. Should the candidate meet the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, she/he will be promoted to tenured Associate Professor. Conditions and criteria are defined in the official career track guidelines of the university (Career scheme for the scientific University staff according to §99 Abs. 5 University Act 2002 “New qualification agreement” –

The gross salary for this position is based on the collective agreement for university employees (§49, A2) and may be adjusted depending on previous work experience.

The successful candidate will be appointed both at the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Max Perutz Labs The laboratory will be located at the particle radiation facility MedAustron and at the Max Perutz Labs at the Vienna Biocenter, which provide an excellent research environment in one of Europe’s prime locations for biomedical research including high-end core research facilities ( MedAustron is a synchrotronbased facility for particle beam research/treatment and offers dedicated facilities (e.g. small-animal SPECT and PET-CT), physics-staff, and beam-time for radiation research.

The MedUni Vienna aims to increase the proportion of women in executive positions and encourages qualified female candidates to apply. In case of equivalent qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants. The Vienna Biocenter campus hosts an international kindergarten. The working language of the Institute is English.

Application documents:
Please submit your application in English to by February 29th, 2020 at the latest. All files should be merged into a single PDF.

Applications should include:

  • curriculum vitae
  • list of publications
  • list of five key publications with the possibility of electronic downloading
  • summary of research and teaching activities
  • a concept of future research plans
  • three letters of reference
  • contact addresses of three referees

Applicants are also requested to complete the form (FactSheet) posted online and to attach it to their
application (

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About us
The Medical University of Vienna is one of the most established medical training and research institutions in Europe. With 8,000 students, it is today the largest medical training facility in the German-speaking area. Together, 26 university departments and three clinical institutes as well as twelve basic science centres and numerous highly specialized laboratories make the Medical University of Vienna one of the most important cutting-edge research institutions in biomedicine.


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Assistant Professor in Molecular Radiobiology