Teaching and Research Associate in Economics and Business
Vienna University of Economics and Business

Teaching and Research Associate

  • Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Research, development, teaching
  • Part time
  • published till: 12.04.2023
You want to understand how things are connected and make a fundamental impact? We offer an environment where you can realize your full potential. At one of Europe’s largest and most modern business and economics universities. On a campus where quality of work is also quality of life. We are looking for support at the

Institute for Information Systems and New Media
Part-time, 30 hours/week
Starting May 1, 2023, and ending after 6 years

You want to deepen your interest in your research topic while gaining your first teaching experience at the Institute for Information Systems and New Media? This part-time position as Teaching and Research Associate opens doors to either an academic career or a later switch to a career in business.

What to expect

  • Writing a dissertation: As part of a WU-PhD course you will be investigating your research topic and spending a third of your working hours on writing your dissertation.
  • Participation in research and teaching at the institute in German and English
  • Guided implementation of courses
  • Independent scientific work
  • Participation in organizational and administrative tasks at the institute

What you have to offer

Completed a master's degree, which entitles you to enroll in a PhD program, in one of the following subject areas:
  • Computer Science
  • Business Informatics (Information Systems, Business Informatics, Data Science)
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Social and Economic Sciences (with a focus on applied Computer Science, Data Science, Business Informatics)
An interest in scientific work and teachingat the Institute for Information Systems and New Media whose research focus includes:
  • Distributed and Decentralized Systems: internet architectures, semantic technologies, knowledge graphs
  • Software Engineering: internet-based, scalable information systems, development and empirical studies of development languages and methods, security and privacy
  • Complex Systems: network science, social network analysis, computational social science and data science
A solid technology oriented academic background:
  • excellent study results
  • technical knowledge of at least one programming languages (such as C++, Java or Python)
    hands on experience working with structured data formats (such as JSON, XML and/or RDF)
  • experience working with query languages (such as SQL, SPARQL, or graph query languages)
Willingness to use multimedia teaching methods:
  • You have experience in using multimedia teaching and learning formats or are at least willing to learn.
Other required skills:
  • Proficiency in German and English

Applications should be submitted in English and must include a motivation letter, a detailed CV, and a copy of all academic transcripts. Informal inquiries should be sent to sabrina.kirrane@wu.ac.at.

What we offer you

  • A top business and economics university with renowned experts on the faculty and a diverse range of subjects, triple accredited
  • Excellent infrastructure, both technologically and architecturally, and a wide range of WU service units
  • Diversity and appreciation in an open-minded, inclusive and family-friendly environment
  • Flexibility and individual freedom thanks to flexible working hours
  • Inspiring campus life with over 2,400 employees in research, teaching, and administration and approximately 21,500 students on a conveniently located, architecturally unique campus in the heart of Vienna
The minimum monthly gross salary amounts to €2,457.98 (14 times per year). This salary may be adjusted based on job-related prior work experience. In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive social benefits.

Do you want to join the WU team?
Then please submit your application by April 12, 2023 (ID 1688).
We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Our goal is to make sure it is safe for students and employees to study and work on campus in person. Therefore, WU recommends to ensure sufficient vaccination protection against Covid-19 at all times.

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