Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

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    University of Innsbruck
    PhysicsComputational physics
    Established Researcher (R3)
    15/06/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Austria › Innsbruck


Start date/duration

  • 01.10.2019
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement

Job profile:

Assistant Professor (with Tenure Track Option) at the Institute of Ion Physics and Applied Physics, University of Innsbruck   The Institute of Ion Physics and Applied Physics (at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics) at the University of Innsbruck seeks to fill a position of a full-time (40 hours per week) assistant professor as of 01 October 2019. The position is limited to 6 years. However, a tenure-track agreement can be offered within the first year of employment. Upon positive evaluation, the position is then converted into a tenured associated professorship. MAIN TASKS The holder of the position is supposed to carry out independent research in the field of multiscale modeling of complex phenomena, together with active acquisition of funding for this research. Original research publications in leading international journals are expected. The holder of the position is required to teach at university level within all study programs in physics (also in German within two years from start of the appointment), as well as for other departments, including supervision of students at all levels. Furthermore, the holder of the position is expected to take part in academic administration and service.  JOB REQUIREMENTS: Doctoral degree in theoretical physics, theoretical chemistry or a related field; Postdoctoral or corresponding professional experience; Relevant scientific achievement beyond dissertation/PhD level, independent publishing activity; Research experience in at least one of the fields quantum chemistry, modelling of molecules, clusters or nanomaterials and method or code development; relevant publications in leading international, refereed journals and presentations at international conferences/workshops; existing international collaborations with internationally leading groups; experience in acquisition of third-party funding or scientific project management desirable; international mobility and visibility; ability to work in a team, communication skills; leadership skills.  APPLICATION DOCUMENTS The application has to be submitted in German or English. It has to include the following: curriculum vitae with a description of the scientific and professional career, a list of scientific publications, talks, as well as other scientific work and projects, and three publications that are relevant for the current call. Please also submit a research and teaching statement together with your application. Two letters of reference are required, to be sent directly to the head of the institute by the application deadline, martin.beyer@uibk.ac.at.


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What the University of Innsbruck offers:

From a company pension scheme, to flexible working hours and child care facilities the University of Innsbruck offers its employees a wide range of benefits which is being continuously extended.

Along with interesting oppurtunities for the participation in job-related and personal further education courses, and the succesful compatibility of career and family, employees can benefit from a large range of courses offered by the University Sports Institute (USI), the language courses offered by the ISI, the University Library and take advantage of the various canteens offering reasonably priced food.

A summary of the benefits for University employees can be found here: http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/

Additional comments

The University of Innsbruck as employer

Are you looking for a new challenge? The University of Innsbruck is a place of study, research and employment for more than 31.000 people. As one of the largest employers in Tyrol the University offers a varied and exciting field of activity for its employees from very diverse educational and professional backgrounds. The University explicitly welcomes diversity and is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly workplace and received the award 'Top workplace 2018' from the Austrian business magazine 'trend'.


At the University of Innsbruck researchers from all over the world come together. Depending on the individual scientific community the language used may be German, English or another (if unanimously decided).

Internal communication is in German. Therefore a basic knowledge of German or the willingness to acquire such knowledge is essential.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Ion Physics and Applied Physics
Technikerstraße 25

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Posting organisation offer ID: MIP-10542


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