Stellenausschreibung: TU Wien - University Assistant (Post-Doc)


TU Wien is Austria's largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto "Technology for People". As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.

University Assistant (Post-Doc) 40 hours/week | limited to 6 years

At the Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering, in the Research Unit of Microwave and THz Electronics TU Wien is offering a position as university assistant (post-doc) limited to 6 years for 40 hours/week. Expected start: May 2023. The focus of the position is on investigation of THz sources, detectors and systems with a special emphasis on investigation of resonant-tunnelling diodes and THz sources on their basis.


  • Research in the field of THz Electronics
  • Writing and publishing scientific papers in top conferences and journals
  • Independent teaching or participation in teaching and supervision of students
  • Participation in organizational and administrative tasks of the research division and the faculty

Your profile:

  • Completion of an appropriate doctorate
  • Deep knowledge in THz/microwave electronics or optoelectronics
  • Extensive experience in micro- and nano-fabrication technology
  • Experience in THz measurement techniques
  • Experience with electromagnetic simulations
  • Experience in teaching and publication activities as well as interest and pleasure in research and work/support with students
  • Organizational and analytical skills as well as a structured way of working
  • Excellent command of the English language and very good communicative skills and team competences
  • Knowledge of German is an advantage

We offer:

  • A wide variety and exciting range of tasks in a collegial team
  • Flexible working hours
  • A range of attractive social benefits (see Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien)
  • Wide range of internal and external training opportunities, various career options
  • Central location of workplace as well as good accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)

TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.

People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter.

Entry level salary is determined by the pay grade B1 of the Austrian collective agreement for university staff. This is a minimum of currently EUR 4,351.90/month gross, 14 times/year for 40 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.

The application Deadline is the 20.04.2023.

Apply now!