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University Assistant for a full-time, six-year position at the Institute of Women’s Studies and Gender Research @JKU Linz

Job Duties:

  • Actively take part in the institute’s research activities
  • Actively take part in the teaching and examination activities at the institute, supervise students 
  • Provide support to manage the institute’s general administration activities
  • Conduct independent research
  • Independently teach university-level classes and hold examinations

Your Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree in a subject area in social or economic sciences
  • Possess expertise in the area of gender studies as part of social and/or economic sciences
  • Expertise in the field of “Work and Gender” is an advantage
  • Experience and skills working with quantitative or qualitative empirical research methods (preferably strong knowledge in both areas)
  • Professional teaching experience is highly desired but not required
  • High scientific research potential
  • Excellent English skills (level C1), German knowledge is desired (level B2)
  • A strong social skills and personal commitment are required.

Application Deadline: August 17, 2020.

How to Apply: Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include “Job Reference Number 4195“ in your application.

Contact: If you have questions, please contact: Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Doris Weichselbaumer, P +43 732 2468 3736, E-mail:

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