Standort: Vienna, Austria
Art: Vollzeit
Firma: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
Eingetragen am: 2024-06-03

Offer Description
The Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Cell and Tissue Culture Technologies is currently seeking a Postdoctoral
Research Associate.
Extent of employment: 40 hours per week
Duration of employment: 1st of July 2024, limited to 30th of June 2025 (with option for a temporary extension until
Gross monthly salary and pay grade in terms of collective agreement for university staff (payable 14 times per year) (for 40
h/week): B1 lit. b, € 4.752,30

We are looking for a postdoctoral scientist with experience in stem cells, biomaterials and/or bioreactors. The position
comprises experimental laboratory work, teaching as well as administrative tasks.

Cell culture technology, working with primary cells and cell lines
Development of novel upstream and downstream strategies and methods for stem cell isolation, expansion and
differentiation as well as production and isolation of cell-based components/substances in 2D and 3D formats
Design and optimization of bioreactor systems for cell culture processes incl. integration of biosensors and monitoring
Planning, execution and evaluation of experiments; presentation and publication of results (conferences/lectures)
Coordination and management of projects
Guidance and supervision of employees, incl. students and doctoral candidates
Laboratory organization and management
Proposal and grant writing
Active involvement in teaching, seminars and workshops

Required skills and qualifications:
PhD in biotechnology or equivalent field of life sciences
Publications in the field of 3D cell culture and bioreactors
Experience with employment of biomaterials
Experience with biosensors/monitoring systems in cell culture systems
Openness to interdisciplinary collaborations
Excellent English (written and spoken)
Experience with presenting research findings at international conferences
Substantial knowledge and experience with writing scientific publications and funding proposals
Experience with grant/proposal writing; preferably successful acquisition of third party funding
Experience with teaching as well as supervision and guidance of students
Advanced proficiency in German is advantageous (opportunity to improve within the first year)
Willigness to work in an international team
Independent working
Capacity for team work

Additional information:
The employment can be extended for additional 3 years after the first year.
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna seeks to increase the number of its female faculty and staff
members. Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will
be given preference unless reasons specific to an individual male candidate tilt the balance in his favour.
People with disabilities and appropriate qualifications are specifically encouraged to apply.
Please send your job application electronically in one PDF-document (< 5 MB) incl.
motivation letter
to Personnel Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Peter-Jordan-Straße 70, 1190 Vienna; E-Mail: (Reference code: 116)
We regret that we cannot reimburse applicants travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the selection and hiring

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