Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Universities and Institutes of Austria
December 07, 2022
Offerd Salary:€ 4.062
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Contract Type:Temporary
Working Time:Full time
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  • Organisation/Company: University of Innsbruck
  • Research Field: Economics › Microeconomics
  • Researcher Profile: Established Researcher (R3)
  • Application Deadline: 07/12/2022 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Austria › Innsbruck
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week
  • Start date/duration
  • 01.10.2023
  • for 6 years, possibility of a qualification agreement
  • Job profile:

    Assistant Professor, University of Innsbruck, Tenure Track Code VWL- 13118The Department of Public Finance at the University of Innsbruck has an opening at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, to begin fall 2023 or after mutual agreement. The hired Assistant Professor will be part of the established research group in the Department of Public Finance. The department offers a dynamic environment, actively promotes research, and allocates resources based on international peer-reviewed research publications. Start/Duration:

  • From October 1, 2023
  • For 6 years, a qualification agreement (tenure track) will be offered
  • Administrative unit:

  • Department of Public Finance
  • Extent of employment:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Main tasks:

  • Independent research in the field of applied microeconomics
  • Teaching and mentoring of students
  • Contributions to the university self-administration are expected
  • Necessary qualifications:

  • Completed PhD/doctoral degree in economics or a related discipline; Expertise in applied microeconomics as well as independent and high- quality research beyond the dissertation/PhD thesis in this field.
  • A connection to the research fields of the Faculty of Economics and Statistics is desired.
  • Independent high-quality teaching experience.
  • Post-doc or other related employment history (for at least several months) after the PhD; Experience in third party funding (acquisition, management); Academic mobility (during/after PhD) and embedding in an international academic network.
  • Basic knowledge of German (B2-level or the willingness to acquire this level in due course).
  • Social competence and ability to work in teams; co-operation and communication skills to facilitate an interdisciplinary dialogue between science and society.
  • Your application should include a cover letter, your CV (including a list of publications, presentations, acquired third-party funding, other scientific achievements, and teaching experience), one Job Market Paper, three reference letters (to be uploaded on, a teaching concept, teaching evaluations (if available), and a research concept for the first years on the job.
  • Tenure-Track model:

  • The vacant post offers a continuous scientific career up to an associate professor. A key component of this tenure track model is the so called “Qualifizierungsvereinbarung” (qualification agreement). This agreement will be offered at the latest one year after being employed. More information: https: // www.
  • Salary:

  • An initial salary of € 4.062,00 p.m. shall be offered for this position. In the following, the conclusion of the qualification agreement will entitle to an increased salary of € 4.599,60 p.m. and the fulfilment of the agreed qualification objectives will entitle to an increased salary of € 4.987,20 p.m. All mentioned salaries are monthly gross salaries, paid 14 times p.a. Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers (https: // www. as of 2022
  • Application:

    We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

    The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here: https: //

    The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

    In accordance with Austrian disability laws qualified people with special requirements are expressly encouraged to apply for jobs. For more information please contact the trusted representative for scientists with a disability at the University of Innsbruck, Dr. Adolf Sandbichler.

    Benefits 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: https:// www.

    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.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Innsbruck
  • Department: Faculty of Economics and Statistics
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Country: Austria
  • City: Innsbruck
  • Postal Code: A-6020
  • Street: Universitätsstraße 15
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