University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Platform The Challenge of Urban Futures: governing the complexities in European cities
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Research Platform The Challenge of Urban Futures: governing the complexities in European cities
Reference number: 11814
Urban Futures is a University of Vienna funded Research Platform striving to govern the challenges of the future of European cities. We search for a PhD student at the exiting interface of Environmental Science and Pollution Research with Advanced Computational Science / Data Science. Hosted by the Urban Futures Platform, the successful candidate will be embedded in an active and international leading research team linked to the Department of Environmental Geosciences and the Research Network Data Science.
The successful candidate will be assigned to both the Urban Futures Research Platform and the Department of Environmental Geosciences.
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very good skills in visual data analysis (including expertise in D3 and Tableau)
High interest in solving pressing environmental problems stemming from anthropogenic pollution, such as for example, but not limited to, persistent organic pollutants, plastic pollution, non-exhaust traffic particulate emissions, waste incineration with modern data science tools.
Ability to work in an international team
Ability to fluently communicate, teach, and write in English
Desirable qualifications are:
Experience with working abroad and international cooperation
Experience/interest with environmental and interdisciplinary sciences
Excellent writing skills
Applications including a letter of motivation, a full detailed curriculum vitae (including contact information of 3 referees), and a research statement should be submitted in one pdf file via Job Center to the University of Vienna before the closing date of the call and be referenced to with the identification number 11814.
Main research field
Special research fields
Mathematics, Computer Sciences
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (
http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 20.09.2021, mentioning reference number 11814.
For further information please contact Harnacker, Sebastian +43-1-4277-29302, Kazepov, Yuri Albert Kyrill +43-1-4277-49270.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (
http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.