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Doctoral Candidate within the Framework of the Doctoral Academy

University of Graz

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Graz - Austria
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 6th August 2018
Closes: 12th September 2018
Reference: MB/60-1/99 ex 2017/18

With its 4,300 employees and 32,500 students, the University of Graz provides an exciting and varied work environment. Given our expertise in research and teaching, we are a central institution in Styria.

The Doctoral Academy Graz offers an institutional roof for structured doctoral education. By promoting excellent doctoral researchers via structured doctoral education the Doctoral Academy places the University of Graz at the forefront of current international developments in the field of doctoral studies

The consortium NanoGraz is looking for a

Doctoral Candidate within the framework of the Doctoral Academy

(Project Assistant, 30 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 3 years; position to be filled as of now)

for an interdisciplinary project of the Department for Physical Chemistry (Prof. L. Grill) and the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Prof. A. Zimmer).

Your duties

  • Investigation of Drug Delivery Systems on the level of Single Molecules
  • Investigation and manipulation of single molecules at surfaces by scanning probe techniques
  • Investigation of intermolecular interactions
  • Doctorate thesis

Your profile

  • Master in chemistry, physics or pharmaceutical sciences (or comparable)
  • Knowledge in the field of experimental physics, physical chemistry or preformulation
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Communication and organizational skills and ability to work in teams

Our offer


Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement): B1

Minimum salary

The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according to the classification scheme is EUR 2096.00 gross/month. This minimum salary may be higher due to previous employment periods eligible for inclusion and other earnings and remunerations.

We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. Take advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.

Application Deadline: September 12th 2018
Reference Number: MB/60-1/99 ex 2017/18

The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women in particular in management and faculty positions and therefore encourages qualified women to apply.

Especially with regard to academic staff, we welcome applications from persons with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised position.

If you are interested, please submit your application documents within the stated deadline. Make sure to indicate the reference number on your application and please send your CV and photo to:

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