University Assistant postdoctoral (female)

At the University of Vienna, over 10,000 people work together on the big questions of the future. Approximately 7,500 of them are academic staff members. These are individuals who, with their curiosity and their continuous pursuit of excellence, engage in international cutting-edge research and teaching. With us, you will also find space to unfold your potential. We are looking for a/an 


University Assistant postdoctoral (female) 

123 Human Resources and Gender Equality  

Job vacancy starting:   | Working hours:  40,00  | Classification CBA: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) 

Limited contract until: 

Job ID: 1988

On behalf of the Rectorate, the Culture and Equality unit offers three fixed-term positions (6 months each) for female postdoctoral researchers as part of a new program for the advancement of women. The positions will especially be awarded to those faculties/centers of the University of Vienna where women are significantly underrepresented and will be advertised twice a year.

Your personal sphere of play:


The program supports female scientists at the University of Vienna in completing research projects, finalizing / revising / resubmitting research proposals and/or completing publications.

Your future tasks:

You focus on the completion of a research project, the finalization/revision/submission of a research proposal and/or the completion of publications.

You fulfill the following requirements:

You are a female postdoc,


1. who has a current employment contract with the University of Vienna


2. whose employment contract has a maximum duration of seven months at the time of application
3. who can present a project (project, project proposal, publication) that is close to completion.


Funding can only be awarded to those female scientists who can be employed for at least 6 more months according to §109 UG at the time of taking up the position.

It is that easy to apply:

  • With your scientific CV
  • With your letter of motivation (max. 1 page)
  • With your work schedule (max. 1 page)
  • With your list of publications (most important publications highlighted)


What we offer:

Flexible start date: You can take up the position either directly after the end of your current contract or at the earliest possible date.
Semiannual advertisement: The position is awarded twice a year and applications can be submitted on an ongoing basis. The application deadline for the first positions is September 2, 2024.
Fixed-term contract and fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 4,752.30 (14 x annually) for a period of 6 months increases if we can credit previous professional experience.
Work-life balance: You have flexible working hours and can also work remotely (also part-time by arrangement).
Inspiring working environment: You will continue to be part of an international team with excellent research infrastructure in a good working environment.
Internal training and coaching: We offer you the opportunity to deepen your skills.
Equal opportunities for all: We welcome every personality to the team!


If you have any questions, please contact:

Kerstin Tiefenbacher



We look forward to your application! 
The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity


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​Application deadline: 09/02/2024