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

30 hours/week | limited to 4 years

At the Institute of Solid State Electronics, in the Research Unit of Optoelectronic Materials TU Wien is offering a position as university assistant (prae-doc) limited to expected 4 years for 30 hours/week. Expected start: August 2023.


  • Research in growth and characterization of the electronic structure of 2D materials
  • Angle- and spin-resolved photoemission spectroscopy measurements
  • Maintenance of ultra-high vacuum equipment (molecular beam epitaxy)
  • Teaching
  • Coding
  • Instrument automation (python)

Your profile:

  • Completion of a master or diploma curriculum in one of these fields: electronic structure, epitaxy, scanning probe techniques, ultra-high vacuum
  • Skillful and responsible in experimental work
  • Experience in the following scientific fields: electronic properties, photoemission, spectroscopy, growth
  • Very good skills in English communication and writing
  • Interest in research in the field as well as supervision and work with students
  • Very good communicative skills and team competences and innovative ability

We offer:

  • A wide variety and exciting range of tasks in a collegial team
  • Hybrid working style with up to 60% home office option
  • 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 2,458.00/month gross, 14 times/year for 30 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.

Applications will be accepted until 03.08.2023.

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