University of Innsbruck (LFU)

University Assistant / Postdoc (tenure track)

University of Innsbruck (LFU)

Innsbruck, Austria

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Postdoc (Code BIO-10649)

Start Date/Duration:

  • 02.11.2019
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Administrative Unit:

  • Institute for Biomedical Aging Research

Extent of Employment:

  • 40 hours per week

Responsibilities:

  • Project-oriented research in the area of biomedical research on ageing with the goal to achieve a postdoctoral lecture qualification (“Habilitation” in the Austrian University system) with a focus on mitochondrial metabolism and cellular senescence
  • Support ongoing research projects at the Institute for Biomedical Aging Research
  • Independent acquisition of third-party funding, independent publications in peer reviewed international journals
  • Teaching (in German language) in ageing research, biochemistry and molecular cell biology
  • Supervision of Bachelor and Master students, instruction of technical staff
  • Participation in administrative and organizational tasks regarding research and teaching

Required Qualifications:

  • a PhD in Biology or Chemistry or a related discipline
  • postdoctoral experience or adequate professional experience
  • original scientific achievements beyond the PhD thesis
  • publications in peer-reviewed international scientific journals
  • Independent research in metabolic regulation and enzymology
  • research experience in mitochondrial biology, structural biology and bioinformatics
  • experience in acquisition of third-party funding
  • international mobility
  • good knowledge of German language (at least B1, if not mother language) which will allow to hold lectures and courses in German language after no more than two years

Salary:
The minimum gross salary (stipulated by collective agreement) for this position amounts to € 3.804 per month (14 times). The salary will be higher if you have worked in a similar position before. Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers: http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/

Application:
We are looking forward to receiving your online application on the web page of the University of Innsbruck (Career Opportunities) by 21 August 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: BIO-10649

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