University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Sport Science

University of Vienna

The Department of Training Science (Prof. Mag. Dr. Robert Csapo) at the University of Vienna is offering a position as University Assistant (post doc) commencing 01/01/2022. The employment relationship is limited to 6 years.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
Areas of work:
Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
– Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
– Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
– Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis
– Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
– Supervision of students (PhD and MSc) working on associated research projects
– Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
– Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration
– Designing and conducting acute interventional, cross-sectional and long-term training studies to investigate the molecular mechanisms by which physical exercise (resistance, endurance, mixed) affects skeletal muscle function, growth and aging
– Using measurement equipment for biomolecular analyses (PCR, ELISA, Western blot, flow cytometry, …) as well as tools for the planning and control of training studies (dynamometry, EMG, ergometries, functional tests, …)
– Establishing techniques for the assessment of mitochondrial/aging/longevity biomarkers
– Contributing ideas for related research projects and leading third-party funding applications
– Writing and preparing scientific reports and journal articles and occasionally presenting international conference papers and posters
– Collaborating with colleagues from the Departments of Training Science and Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology and Prevention (Molecular Exercise Physiology) as well as external specialists

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