Thread: Fwd: University Assistent (Postdoc) in Seismology

Started: 2014-10-31 21:15:45
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Danielle Sumy
2014-10-31 21:15:45

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Subject: [iris-bulk] [job posting] University Assistent (Postdoc) in Seismology
Date: October 31, 2014 at 2:06:21 PM EDT
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Dr. Götz Bokelmann
University of Vienna

At the University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields of study, approx. 9.400 members of staff, more than 90.000 students) the position of a
University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Meteorology and Geophysics is vacant.

Identification number of advertisement: 5343

The Section of Geophysics is looking to fill a position of university assistent/postdoc in the field of seismology. We are looking for a highly motivated and creative colleague. The candidate is expected to hold classes to an extent specified by the regulations of the Kollektivvertrag. Knowledge of the German language is an advantage.

This is a temporary employment as substitute (15.01.2015 - 07.05.2015); option to prolongation until May 2016.

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Occupation group in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc)
On top of this relevant chargeable work experience determines the assessment to a particular salary grade.

Areas of work:
We require an active participation in the research program in the field of seismology, in particular the FWF-Projekt AlpArray Austria. Further important topics in our research context are regional geodynamics, seismic risk, oil/gas-exploration, and nuclear verification. We assume an interest in performing the seismological field experiment, and in data analysis and interpretation.

Doctoral degree in geophysics, or if in another field, practical experience in seismology.

Advanced computer capabilities are a plus. Ability to work in a group is requirement.

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 20.11.2014, mentioning reference number 5343.

For further information please contact Bokelmann, Götz +43-1-4277-53720 (Goetz.Bokelmann<at>

The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women on its faculty, particularly in high-level positions, and therefore specifically invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants women will receive preferential consideration.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Identification number of advertisement: 5343
E-Mail: jobcenter<at>

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