Professorships in Human and Biotechnology

Graz University of Technology


Graz University of Technology is the longest-established university of technology in Austria. Here, successful teams of students, talented up-and-coming scientists, ambitious researchers and a lively start-up scene enjoy an inspirational environment as well as access to top-quality equipment. And all this in one of the most innovative and livable regions in Europe. TU Graz offers an inspiring working environment with outstanding infrastructure and service-oriented university management.

Tenure Track Professorships (m/f/x)

Graz University of Technology invites interested scientists to apply for the following five open topic tenure-track assistant professorship faculty positions (f/m/x):

• Computational Methods in Material Science and Chemical Science
• Human & Biotechnology
• Information, Communication & Computing
• Mobility & Production
• Hybrid physics-based and data-driven modeling and simulation of complex mechanical or electrical engineering     systems

Employment Requirements
• A relevant national or international university education with a completed doctoral/PhD degree

Selection Criteria

• Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication activity and international reputation.
• International experience at a recognized university or research center.
• Experience in the design and implementation of international research projects as well as willingness and ability to establish and lead a research group.
• Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience, as well as the ability and willingness to teach in all curricular stages (Bachelor, Master, PhD), supervise theses and promote young scientists.

To ensure effective international representation of the research group and its work, excellent spoken and written competence in English is required. Specifically, willingness to teach courses in English is expected. Fluency in German or the willingness to acquire it is also required. The successful candidate is also expected to transfer her/his residence to the area of Graz.

The advertised position is a tenure-track career position. (pursuant to § 99 para. 5 of the Universities Act) After the conclusion of a qualification agreement, the job holder is appointed as an Assistant Professor. After a positive evaluation of the qualification agreement, the position will be turned into a position as Associate Professor.

Application Documents
• cover letter
• CV (with copies of diplomas)
• list of publications highlighting the 5 most important publications
• research statement describing past and planned research activities (3 pages max.)
• teaching statement (3 pages max.) describing past and planned teaching activities and evaluations of past teaching activities (if available).

The position will be paid according to category B1 of the collective agreement for employees of Austrian universities, stipulating an initial gross salary of EUR 5,251.10 (14 x per year).

Graz University of Technology aims to increase the proportion of women, in particular in management and academic staff, and therefore qualified female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women if applicants are equally qualified.
Graz University of Technology actively promotes diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants are not to be discriminated against in personnel selection procedures on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion or ideology, age, sexual orientation (Anti-discrimination).
People with disabilities and who have the relevant qualifications are expressly invited to apply.

Application deadline: May 1st, 2024.
Employment Start: December 2024

For more details, see or under this Link.

Please note that we only accept applications submitted via our online application portal Applications sent by e-mail or post will not be considered.

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