January 2018
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[Met-jobs] Scientific Coordinator/Postdoc Researcher at the Doctoral Programme Climate Change, University of Graz (Austria)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Thu, 25 Jan 2018 19:09:17 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Institute of Philosophy is looking for a "Project Assistant with
doctorate for the coordination of the Doktoratskolleg (DK) Climate
Change" (40 hours a week; fixed-term employment until 02/2022; position
to be filled as of now)

Job specification
* Scientific management of the Doktoratskolleg (PhD doctoral programme,
see <>)
* Establishing and managing internal and external scientific networks
(for and with faculty members, doctoral students, and international
research partners)
* Organising the training programme of the DK (summer school,
conferences, meetings, seminars, and workshops) and supporting the
participating doctoral students (in collaboration with the
administrative manager of the DK)
* Coordinating and participating in the faculty meetings of the DK
* Mentoring and supporting the doctoral students in their research and
career activities, e.g., with planning their study programme and
organising their research stays abroad
* Organising and supporting visits of the international cooperation partners
* Research projects and publications on issues and topics related to the
themes of the DK       

Professional qualifications
* A PhD (or equivalent) in a discipline of the DK (philosophy, law,
system sciences, economics, meteorology and hydrology, climate sciences)
* Current research projects on issues and topics related to the themes
of the DK
* Excellent command of written and spoken English
* Experience in applying for 3rd party funding for research projects and
in managing such projects
* Studies or research experience (at least one academic year) at a
non-Austrian institution (desirable)

Personal profile
* Excellent communication skills
* High level of organisational competence and ability to work
cooperatively as part of a team
* Ability to work under pressure and with flexibility
* Self-starter with high levels of initiative
The Coordinator is supported by a full-time administrative manager.
Consequently, in addition to fulfilling her/his responsibilities as
coordinator of the DK, the post-holder will also have the opportunity to
pursue her/his research projects and to participate in the academic and
research activities of the DK.
Classification: Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University
Collective Agreement): B1      

Minimum salary: The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement
and according to the classification scheme is EUR 3711.10 gross/month.
This minimum salary may be higher due to previous employment periods
eligible for inclusion and other earnings and remunerations.

We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can
expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous
possibilities for further education and personal development. Take
advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment
full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.

Application Deadline: February 13th, 2018

The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women in
particular in management and faculty positions and therefore encourages
qualified women to apply.
If you are interested, please submit your application documents
(combined in one PDF-file) via email within the stated deadline to:

DK Climate Change, University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Dr. Bettina C. Lackner
   DK Climate Change, University of Graz

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