Research Manager

At the University of Vienna, more than 10,000 personalities work together towards answering the big questions of the future. Around 2,900 are responsible for a variety of administrative tasks and thus support excellent research and teaching. Are you looking for a meaningful professional position and work that positively impacts society, too? Do you like to organize and coordinate things? We are looking for a/an


Research Manager 

51 Faculty of Physics 

Job vacancy starting: 11/01/2023  | Working hours: 20,00  | Classification CBA: §54 VwGr. IIIb 

Limited contract until:  

Job ID: 1338

Are you an expert in organisation and communication in university research?
We are looking for a versatile, open-minded personality who, like us, is keen to make a valuable contribution to basic research in the exciting field of quantum physics.
This position is initially offered for two years, with an option for extension.

Your personal sphere of influence:

The administration of the Quantum Optics, Quantum Nanophysics and Quantum Information research group is a unique team dedicated to providing first-class support to its scientists. Together, we use our expertise in different fields to give our researchers as much freedom as possible for their scientific tasks. At the same time, we support and complement each other with all our different personalities and skills.
We look forward to getting to know you!

  • As a language talent, you feel at home in various media and communication channels and know how to address people in English and German.
  • You meet the constantly new and varied challenges with your solution-oriented way of working and your hands-on mentality.
  • As part of our team, you will work independently and proactively, and we look forward to you contributing your specific strengths and skills.

Your future tasks:

  • Your strength and your main task are project and programme management.
  • You are a professional in communicating with scientists at different stages of their research careers in an international environment.
  • You are responsible for advising our professors and project leaders on management, finances and research funding.
  • You like to structure complex tasks and know exactly how to prioritise them.

This is part of your personality: 

  • You ideally have several years of professional experience in the management of research or teaching.
  • You have completed general/vocational secondary or higher education and preferably a university degree.
  • You have excellent MS Office skills.
  • You have experience with management systems (e.g. Typo 3) & social media.

What we offer: 

  • We make use of the generous flexitime offer of the University of Vienna.
  • Our home office arrangement allows up to 10 days of home office per month.
  • Training and further education opportunities support us professionally and personally.
  • Your basic salary of EUR 2,709.60 (on a full-time basis) increases if we can take your professional experience into account.
  • Regular meetings and team building activities strengthen our cooperation.
  • We live work-life balance through good coordination in the team.
  • We are pleased about the appreciation of our work by our scientific and administrative colleagues.




It’s that easy to apply: 

  • With your CV and letter of motivation 
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Via our job portal / Apply now-button


If you have any content questions, please contact:

Philip Walther


We look forward to new personalities in our team! 
The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity. We lay special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions among the academic and general university staff and therefore expressly encourage qualified women to apply. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates.


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Application deadline: 10/06/2023 

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