QV Social and Digital Geographies University Assistant – tenure track

QV Social and Digital Geographies University Assistant – tenure track (40 hours/week), Department of Geography starting 01.10.2021 for 6 years, a qualification agreement can be offered. Main tasks: Independent research in the field of human geography, with a focus on social and digital geographies; teaching in the field of human geography; supervision of theses (Bachelor and Master level); participation in academic administration. Required qualifications: Ph.D. relevant to the topic (preferably Human Geography); relevant scholarly achievements beyond the dissertation/PhD (especially independent publication activities); several months of relevant professional experience after the dissertation/PhD; independent teaching experience; relevant professional mobility experience during or after the dissertation/PhD; experience in participation in third-party funding (acquisition, management); description of a research project at habilitation level; submission of a teaching concept; German language skills (at least B2 level or willingness to acquire these in a reasonable time); ability to work in a team, communication skills, organizational and leadership skills; advantageous: experience with a broad spectrum of social science methods as well as research and/or professional experience in the Global South and/or Europe.

Euraxess: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/platforms/jobs/139/GEO-11878

Tenure-Track model:

The vacant post offers a continuous scientific career up to an associate professor. A key component of this tenure track model is the so called \”Qualifizierungsvereinbarung\” (qualification agreement). This agreement shall be concluded as the case may be at the latest one year after being employed. More information: https://www.uibk.ac.at/forschung/qualifizierungsvereinbarung.


An initial salary of € 3.946 p.m.* shall be offered for this position. In the following, the conclusion of the qualification agreement will entitle to an increased salary of € 4.599,60 p.m.* and the fulfilment of the agreed qualification objectives will entitle to an increased salary of € 4.987,20 p.m.*. All mentioned salaries are monthly gross salaries, paid 14 times p.a. Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers (https://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/index.html.en).

*as of 2021


We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 31.05.2021.

The University of Innsbruck emphasizes equal opportunities and diversity in its personnel policy.

The University of Innsbruck strives to increase the percentage of women and thus expressly encourages women to apply. This is particularely true for leading positions and scientific job offers. In case of underrepresentation women with the same qualifications will be given priority.

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Universität Innsbruck
Fakultät für Geo- und Atmosphärenwissenschaften
Innrain 52f | Dekanat | 6020 Innsbruck
+43 (0)512 507 30221
Manager, Spezialistin
  • Wissenschaft / Lehre
  • Wissenschaft / Forschung
6020 Innsbruck
PhD / Doktorat
4. Mai 2021
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