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Head of Academic Affairs (f/m)

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST). Klosterneuburg (Österreich), 28.09.2017

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Grow with us. Support excellent research.
IST Austria is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in the life, physical, and formal sciences, located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna. As employees of the administration and the Scientific Service Units, we strive to support IST Austria’s scientists in performing excellent research.

Head of Academic Affairs (f/m)
FULL TIME (40h)

The division Academic Affairs organizes the entire faculty recruitment process and deals with matters of the Scientific Board and area evaluations. In addition, organizational support for faculty committees is provided as well as general support for academic life on campus. It coordinates career development measures, deals with research ethics and integrity and participates in the employment process of scientists. The Graduate School Office is a unit within the division. Are you interested in how your future working place may look like? This video provides a bird’s eye view of IST Austria.
Responsibilities:
  • Administration and active participation in scientific recruiting and evaluations
  • Oversight of matters related to Staff Scientists, Postdocs and Visitors
  • Matters related to the Scientific Board and the Professorial Committee
  • Further development of internal rules, guidelines and processes
  • Supervision of tasks and projects of the entire division, including research ethics and integrity, career development of scientists, administration of
    faculty committees
  • Advice to the management in matters related to Academic Affairs
  • Internal communication and coordination with other divisions in matters
    related to Academic Affairs
Requirements:
  • Completed PhD studies preferably in the natural or mathematical sciences
  • Several years of work experience in science administration
  • Strong leadership experience in an international environment
  • Outgoing personality with the appropriate attitude to guide teams
  • Strong analytical and communicative skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong motivation and proactive attitude
  • Strategic thinking, strong process and project management skills
  • Excellent command of English; Excellent German skills are beneficial
IST Austria:
  • Offers a challenging position in a dynamic and growing organization
  • Supports learning and development
  • Provides flexible working times and numerous fringe benefits
  • Promotes an international and open culture
  • Supports an appreciative and respectful work environment
  • Values diversity and is committed to equality
  • Free Shuttlebus for employees (Departing from Heiligenstadt, travel time: about 22 min.)
To apply for this position send your
application in one combined pdf
(including CV, certificates and
references) by e-mail to:
Mag. Kerstin Jagsits
Head of People Services
recruiting@ist.ac.at

For this position we offer a minimum annual gross salary of EUR 60,000 with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience.
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Institute of Science and Technology Austria | Am Campus 1 | 3400 Klosterneuburg | +43 (0)2243/9000 0 | www.ist.ac.at