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


  • 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

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:

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