Job Alert! Univ.-ass. Post Doc - application deadline 13.04.2023 - reference number: 14056


The Department of Government, a subunit of the faculty of social science, is looking for an university assistant (post doc). Start of employment: September 1st.

Duration of employment: 2 year/s
Duration of employment: 11 month/s
Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
Active participation in research, teaching and administration, this implies

• Developing and strengthening an independent research profile
• Conducting independent research with the aim of publication in leading international journals (SSCI)
• Responsibility for project applications and acquisition of third-party funding
• Independent teaching of courses at BA and MA level in accordance with the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement
• Involvement in the administration of the department
• Supervision of BA and MA students

• Completed PhD in political science
• Own research agenda related to research at the Department of Government, especially on political representation, party competition, political institutions or political behavior
• Excellent knowledge of quantitative social science methods in data collection and analysis including causal inference
• Internationally visible publication record or advanced manuscripts (revise & resubmit) in leading SSCI journals
• High level of written and oral communication skills
• Very good command of written and spoken English

Application documents:
• Letter of Intent (incl. research interests)
• CV (incl. list of publications, teaching experience, list of talks)
• Three referees with contact details

For further questions, please contact Nicole Haas at


Job announcement

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 13.04.2023, mentioning reference number 14056.