University Assistant (postdoctoral) - Experimental Economics

University Assistant (postdoctoral) - Experimental Economics

  • Wien
  • Vollzeit
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At the University of Vienna more than 10,000 personalities work together towards answering the big questions of the future. Around 7,500  of them do research and teaching, around 2,900 work in administration and organisation. We are looking for a/an

University Assistant (postdoctoral) - Experimental Economics 

37 Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics  

Job vacancy starting: 09/01/2024  | Working hours:  40,00  | Classification CBA: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) 

Limited contract until: 08/31/2030

Job ID: 1492

Among the many reasons to research and teach at the University of Vienna there is one in particular, which has convinced around 7,500 academic staff members so far. They see themselves as personalities who need space for continuous striving for top international research and scientific excellence. At the same time they enjoy support and liberties that are not a given at other institutions. Does that sound like something for you? Welcome to our team!

Your personal sphere of play:

Your future position is at the Department of Economics which is part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics. We are a highly international and research-oriented Department. More than 30 full-time junior and senior professors together with numerous PhD students form an international community dedicated to studying all aspects of economics. Information about the Department of Economics can be found on the website at http://econ.univie.ac.at.

Your future tasks:

Active participation in research, teaching & administration, which means:

  • You build up an independent research profile in the field of Experimental Economics.
  • You are involved in research projects and scientific studies.
  • You publish internationally and give lectures.
  • You apply for projects and raise third-party funds.
  • You hold courses independently within the scope of the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • You participate in examination activities.
  • You participate in evaluation measures and in quality assurance.
  • You take on administrative tasks in research, teaching and administration.

This is part of your personality: 

•    Completed doctoral/PhD studies in Economics (before starting your employment)
•    Outstanding dissertation in the field of Experimental Economics
•    Research competence and initiative 
•    Didactic skills
•    Excellent knowledge of English
•    Knowledge of German is an asset but not required.

What we offer:

Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible working hours and remote/hybrid work (upon agreement).

Inspiring working atmosphere: You are a part of an international academic team in a healthy and fair working environment.

Good public transport connections: Your workplace in the center of beautiful Vienna is easily accessible by public transport.

Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge.

Fixed-term contract and fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 4,351.90 (14 times a year) for a period of 6 years increases if we can credit professional experience.

Equal opportunities for everyone: We look forward to diverse personalities in the team!

It is that easy to apply:

  • With your scientific curriculum vitae that details your education, teaching expertise and list of publications
  • With your letter of motivation
  • With up to two selected research papers
  • With three letters of reference that should be sent by the referees directly to jobs.econ@univie.ac.at (stating the job ID in the subject of the email)
  • Via our  job portal/ Apply now - button

If you have any questions, please contact:

Paul Pichler  


We look forward to new personalities in our team! 
The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity. We lay special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions among the academic and general university staff and therefore expressly encourage qualified women to apply. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates.

University of Vienna. Space for personalities. Since 1365.

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​Application deadline: 11/23/2023 

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