Announcement of a Post-Doc Position


The Department of Government announces a vacant post doc position in the ongoing project ‘European Value Study (EVS) 2017’.


EVS is a large-scale, cross-national, and longitudinal survey research program on basic human values.
It provides insights into the ideas, beliefs, preferences, attitudes, values and opinions of citizens all over Europe. Please find additional information about the project here:


Job Description

  • Contribution to the research project ‘European Value Study’
  • Project coordination
  • International publishing and presentation activities

Profile of qualification

  • Completed PhD in Political Sciences or Sociology
  • Research interest in public opinion research (e.g. attitudes, opinions, values)
  • Excellent knowledge of quantitative methods
  • Experience with survey methods and statistical analysis
  • Excellent or very good English and German skills

The contract runs for 18 months à 30hours/week (starting date: January 1st 2018). The gross monthly remuneration is 2.720 € / 14 times a year (according to the collective bargaining agreement for Academic University staff).

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English), a CV (German or English), University Certificates as well as a list of reference persons should be submitted to Julia Barta ( no later than 15.11.2017.

For further information please contact Julia Barta +43‐1‐4277‐49730.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.