Graduate Teaching Assistant (Diploma/Master) Or A University Assistant (Doctorate/Ph.D.)

Universities and Institutes of Austria
December 14, 2022
Offerd Salary:€ 3,058
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Contract Type:Temporary
Working Time:Full time
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  • Organisation/Company: Johannes Kepler University
  • Research Field: Engineering › Other
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 14/12/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Austria › Linz
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Reference Number: 5168
  • The world is changing at an ever-faster pace. At the Johannes Kepler University Linz, we work on technologies and the ideas of tomorrow on a daily basis. At the same time, we educate over 23,000 young people to meet the demands of today's job market. In short, we are Upper Austria's largest institution for education and research. Are you interested in being a part of shaping the future at Austria's most attractive campus university? We currently have a job opening starting January 2, 2023 for a:

    Graduate Teaching Assistant (must hold a Diploma/Master's degree) or a University Assistant (must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree) for a full-time position at the Institute of Polymeric Materials and Testing (IPMT) to December 31, 2026

    Job Reference Number: 5168

    Job Duties:

  • Conduct research in the field of “Polymeric Materials and Testing” with a special focus on the local and global ageing behaviour of polymeric or hybrid materials using cyclic fracture mechanics methods and/or micro- sized specimen
  • Contribute to teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the field of “Polymeric Materials and Testing”
  • Contribute to elaborating on proposals to support cooperative research projects and contribute to the corresponding research
  • Supervise and support students during their academic research (BSc, MSc, Ph.D.)
  • Be responsible for, and further develop, test equipment and laboratory infrastructure
  • Your Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate must hold a Master's degree in “Polymer Engineering and Science” with a special focus on polymer long-term testing, fracture mechanics and preparing and testing micro-sized specimen
  • Possess professional experience in conducting joint research together with companies and scientific institutions
  • Possess experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the field of “Polymer Testing”
  • Proficiency in German (level C2) and business-fluent proficiency in English (level C1)
  • Demonstrable interest in the institute's research topics
  • What We Offer:

  • On the basis of full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is € 3,058.60 gross per month as a Graduate Teaching Assistant holding a Diploma/Master's degree and € 4,061.50 gross per month as a University Assistant holding a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)
  • Stable employer
  • Attractive campus environment with good public transportation connections
  • Attractive continual educational opportunities
  • State-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • Dynamic research environment
  • Broad range of on-campus dining services/healthy meals (organic food at the cafeteria)
  • Exercise and sports classes (USI)
  • …and much more
  • Application Deadline: December 14, 2022.

    The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

    How to Apply:

    Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include “Job Reference Number 5168“ in your application.


    If you have questions, please contact: ao.Univ. Prof. Dipl. Ing. Dr. mont. Gernot M.Wallner, P +43 732 2468 6614, E‑mail:

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Johannes Kepler University
  • Department: the Institute of Polymeric Materials and Testing (IPMT)
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www. opportunities/work-at-t...
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  • Country: Austria
  • City: Linz
  • Postal Code: 4040
  • Street: Altenberger Straße 69
  • Phone: +43 732 2468 6614
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