Project Staff

Universities and Institutes of Austria

Austria

June 27, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 27/06/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Austria › Vienna
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/09/2021
  • Reference Number: 12075
  • Marie Curie Grant Agreement Number: No
  • The Department of Demography, a subunit of the Faculty of Social Sciences, is looking for a post doc who will be part of the ERC consolidator grant team BIC.LATE “Biological, Individual and Contextual factors of fertility recovery” (PI: Eva Beaujouan, https:// www. wittgensteincentre.org/Jacomo/upload/about/erc-bic-late-eva-b...).

    The post doc, preferably with a Demography or Human Reproduction background, will particularly focus on the analysis of the biological constraints to having a child at later ages. Mastering both analysis of panel data and standard demographic techniques is a clear advantage, as well as knowledge about uptake of Assisted Reproductive Technologies across the high-income countries.

    Applicants should demonstrate teamwork and interpersonal skills, autonomy, as well as enthusiasm for excellent research. The person will have the opportunity to conduct scientific research in a motivated and committed research team. The duties also include participation in project administration.

    - The post doc will be working on Work Package 1 of BIC.LATE, related to the biological aspects of late fertility and access to Assisted Reproductive Technologies - International publications and presentations - Integration into the research project's team through collaboration in research and international collaboration - Involvement in research administration (e.g., preparation of meetings, workshops, conferences; dissemination of project results…) - Potential supervision of master theses in the Department - The post doc will be working on Work Package 1 of BIC.LATE, related to the biological aspects of late fertility and access to Assisted Reproductive Technologies - International publications and presentations - Integration into the research project's team through collaboration in research and international collaboration - Involvement in research administration (e.g., preparation of meetings, workshops, conferences; dissemination of project results…) - Potential supervision of master theses in the Department

    Benefits

    www. univie.ac.at

    Eligibility criteria

    - Doctoral degree in demography, epidemiology (with a fertility component), human reproduction or similar. - Excellent command of quantitative data analysis - Knowledge of analysis of panel data and/or standard demographic techniques - Publications in renowned, subject-relevant peer-reviewed journals - High level of written and oral expression in English - Interest in the study of fertility in the high-income countries

    Selection process

    - Doctoral degree in demography, epidemiology (with a fertility component), human reproduction or similar. - Excellent command of quantitative data analysis - Knowledge of analysis of panel data and/or standard demographic techniques - Publications in renowned, subject-relevant peer-reviewed journals - High level of written and oral expression in English - Interest in the study of fertility in the high-income countries

    Additional comments

    The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 88,000 students are enrolled in 180 courses at the University of Vienna. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with 8,900 employees, 6,700 of whom are scientists and academics.

    Web site for additional job details

    https:// www. univie.ac.at

    Required Research Experiences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
  • Sociology › Other

  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  • None

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications

    - Doctoral degree in demography, epidemiology (with a fertility component), human reproduction or similar. - Excellent command of quantitative data analysis - Knowledge of analysis of panel data and/or standard demographic techniques - Publications in renowned, subject-relevant peer-reviewed journals - High level of written and oral expression in English - Interest in the study of fertility in the high-income countries Advantageous: - Ability to work in a team and social competence - Love for research - Autonomy - Experience abroad

    Documents to be submitted: - Letter of intent - (Scientific) curriculum vitae - Degree certificates and academic transcripts (copies) - Reference letters or names of reference persons - Pdf of two selected publications

    For further information please contact Heike Barakat (heike.barakat@univie.ac.at), +431515817708.

    Specific Requirements

    - Doctoral degree in demography, epidemiology (with a fertility component), human reproduction or similar. - Excellent command of quantitative data analysis - Knowledge of analysis of panel data and/or standard demographic techniques - Publications in renowned, subject-relevant peer-reviewed journals - High level of written and oral expression in English - Interest in the study of fertility in the high-income countries Advantageous: - Ability to work in a team and social competence - Love for research - Autonomy - Experience abroad

    Documents to be submitted: - Letter of intent - (Scientific) curriculum vitae - Degree certificates and academic transcripts (copies) - Reference letters or names of reference persons - Pdf of two selected publications

    For further information please contact Heike Barakat (heike.barakat@univie.ac.at), +431515817708.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Department: Department of Demography
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// jobcenter.univie.ac.at/
  • E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at
  • Country: Austria
  • City: Vienna
  • Postal Code: 1010
  • Street: Universitätsring 1
  • Phone: +43-1-51581-7708
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