Research fellow (m/f/d) - Postdoc

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 May 2021

Danube University Krems

Danube University Krems specializes in part-time academic continuing education. As a public university for continuing education, it works with its expertise in teaching and research to overcome societal challenges and tailors its study programs to address them. The master programs and short programs cover nine fields of study and meet the specific requirements of working professionals. With 8,000 students coming from 85 countries, Danube University Krems combines its many years of experience in university-based continuing education with innovation to provide outstanding quality in research and teaching at an international level.

To strengthen our team at the Faculty of Health and Medicine/Department for Economy and Health we are looking for an

38.5 hours/week
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Your tasks
  • Establishing the research focus "Evidence-based Health Economics"
  • Close collaboration with the research focus of "Optimising Resource Use in Healthcare"
  • Conception and soliciting of (competitive) research projects
  • Assistance with interdisciplinary research projects and scientific/academic studies in the department
  • Creation of local and (inter)national cooperation projects in research and teaching
  • Writing academic project reports
  • Independent academic publication work
  • Support of quantitively-oriented master's theses, including assessment and grading of final papers
  • Conception and teaching of courses and holding examinations in the area of healthcare management, health economics, economics, scientific/academic methods and quantitive methods

Your profile
  • Completed university degree (Doctorate/PhD) in the field of business and economics, ideally with a focus on health economics and/or labour economics
  • Experience in publishing in scientific journals
  • Experience in the conception and carrying out of academic research projects
  • Applied knowledge of computer-aided analysis programmes (e.g. SPSS)
  • Excellent command of spoken and written German (C1) and English (minimum B2)
  • Experience in raising third-party funding is desirable
  • Teaching experience is desirable
  • Team skills
  • Highly developed communication and organisation competences
  • Autonomous, flexible and proactive work approach

Your perspective
  • Full-time position (38.5 hours/week - flexible working hours) initially limited for 18 months and EUR 3,400.00 minimum gross monthly salary of W3 Danube University Krems Work and Remuneration Regulations, Willingness to overpay for appropriate qualifications and professional experience
  • An innovative and modern working environment
  • Opportunities to participate in the University’s academic courses, health and sport programs
  • Campus Kids: child-care facilities for members of staff
  • Excellent opportunities of continuing education with the University's programs, a comprehensive offer of health promotion and Campus Sport; the University's own child care facility "Campus Kids"
  • Good transport links – Campus shuttle bus from the railway station

We are looking forward to receiving applications from persons with disabilities who possess the required profile. Danube University Krems sees a high innovation potential in the diversity of its employees and has declared diversity to be a leading principle.

We look forward to receiving your online application by 16 May 2021 via our online tool:

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