Open Positions

27 July 2017

IWF Graz is searching for a new Director, who at the same time will hold the position of a University Professor of Space Sciences at TU Graz.

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) and the Space Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) itensify their collaboration by offering a permanent joint professorship position.

Therefore, the position of a

University Professor of Space Sciences at TU Graz

in accordance with § 98 UG (University Act), who will at the same time be appointed as 

Director of the Space Research Institute at ÖAW,

will be opened as of 1 September 2018. Each of the two functions represent a 50% employment and are considered to complement each other.

We are seeking for a candidate with an outstanding scientific track record, who has the potential both, to promote space research at large and to strengthen the interdisciplinary cooperation between the scientific groups of both institutions (TU Graz and ÖAW). 

TU Graz and ÖAW aim at increasing the percentage of women, particularly in management and academic positions, and therefore, qualified female candidates are explicitly encouraged to apply for the position. Female candidates with qualifications equal to male candidates, will be preferred.

Applicants are asked to submit a detailed application in electronic form to both organisations (TU Graz and ÖAW) no later than 15 October 2017 (e-mail timestamp), to the attention of the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Geodesy (MPG) at TU Graz,  Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ernst, via e-mail: bewerbungen.mpug(at)tugraz.at and the President of ÖAW, Prof. Dr. Anton Zeilinger, via e-mail: bewerbung(at)oeaw.ac.at.