Position at IWF, Graz, Austria

Annonce transmise par Olga Alexandrova (LESIA)


The Space Research Institute (IWF) is with about 100 employees from twenty nations one of the largest institutes of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW). The institute is located in the Victor Franz Hess Research Center of OeAW in the south of Graz. The IWF also operates a world-leading satellite laser ranging station at the Lustbuehel Observatory.


The Space Research Institute invites applications for a position as (Junior) Group Leader (F*M) in space instrumentation.


The candidates profile shall include a PhD in engineering or physics/astrophysics, experiences in development of space-qualified instrumentation and related engineering disciplines, proven track record in development of at least one spaceborne instrument or in leading subunit development as well as experiences in project and in people management.


The appointment begins as early as September 01, 2022 for initially 4 years with the option for tenure track. More senior applicants can be offered the position of a group leader for an initial duration of 6 years with a tenure-track option.


Applications must include a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, list of publications, a statement of the applicant's research experience (2 pages) and a research plan (1 page), certificates for full academic record, and the full contact information for two references letters. Please send the application as one PDF file, to cosima.muck[at]oeaw.ac.at, mentioning Job ID: IWF184JGL121, no later than 30 June 2022 , but the position remains open until a suitable candidate has been found.


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