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Lecturer in Palaeontology

Lecturer in Palaeontology


University of Graz

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Graz, Austria


Relevant division
Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Palaeontology (SSP)

Full time


min. 53000 € / Year

Required education

Application deadline
24 April 2019

20 March 2019

Job description

The Institute of Earth Sciences is looking for a


(40 hours a week; fixed-term employment until 6 years; position to be filled as of September 2nd 2019 )

Your duties

  • Independent conducting of lectures and examinations in German and English language within the Bachelor and Master programmes in Geosciences and the teacher training in biology and environment (12 weekly hours per semester)
  • Supervision of Bachelor’s and Master’s theses in palaeontology and stratigraphy
  • Contribution to research projects
  • Organisational and administrative tasks related to teaching

Your profile

  • Completed doctorate in palaeontology and stratigraphy or equivalent
  • Didactic competence for the conducting of courses
  • Commitment and independent way of working
  • Very good command of German and English

Our offer

Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement): B1

Minimum salary
The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according to the classification scheme is EUR 3803.90 gross/month (40 hours/week). This minimum salary may be higher due to previous employment periods eligible for inclusion and other earnings and remunerations.

We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. Take advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.

How to apply

Application Deadline: April 24th 2019
Reference Number: MB/62/99 ex 2018/19

The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women in particular in management and faculty positions and therefore encourages qualified women to apply.

Especially with regard to academic staff, we welcome applications from persons with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised position.

If you are interested, please submit your application documents before the stated deadline to: