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University Professor of Climate Science

At the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy of the University of Vienna the position of a University Professor of Climate Science (full time, permanent position) is to be filled.

Candidates for the professorship must be internationally recognized for contributions to Climate Science and Climate Modelling. We are looking for individuals who are outstanding scholars with cross-cutting research concepts among the discipline. Candidates are expected to have excellent publication, external funding, and teaching records.

The professorship will complement our existing working groups in Meteorology and provide a strong link to other disciplines of the faculty. The new professorship is expected to strengthen cooperation within and across faculties. Teaching at all levels will be done mainly in Meteorology, with the option to contribute to Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, and Geography. Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree/PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
  • Habilitation (venia docendi) in a subject field relevant to this position or an internationally accepted equivalent qualification is desirable
  • Outstanding achievements in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
  • Experience in designing, procuring and managing large research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to lead research groups
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities as well as the ability and willingness to teach students in all phases of their studies (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promoting young academic colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor's programmes and for participation in university committees. In addition, the University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to be prepared to take over responsibility on the organisational level of the Faculty and the University, if necessary.

We offer:

  • a negotiable and attractive salary (classification according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff, allocation to job group A1; section 98 of the Universities Act 2002); the salary will be individually negotiated under consideration of the previous career development and the current income situation
  • in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension fund to its employees
  • a "start-up package", in particular for the initiation of research projects
  • a dynamic research location with well-established research funding provisions• attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
  • comprehensive advice and support in relation to finding an accommodation, change of schools and dual career
  • a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions

The University of Vienna pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University puts special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application documents:

  • Application letter, including a brief description of:
  • current research interests and research plans for the immediate future
  • current and planned foci in academic teaching and the supervision of young researchers
  • Academic curriculum vitae, including information about "esteem factors" (e.g. experience as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)
  • List of publications, including:
  • specification of five key publications which the applicant considers particularly relevant to the advertised professorship
  • provision of an Internet link for download or electronic submission of PDF versions of these five publications
  • information about citations and impact factors, depending on the common practice in the relevant research area
  • List of talks given, including information about invited keynote lectures at international conferences
  • Third-party funds list of acquired third-party funds (subject, duration, origin, volume) as well as, if applicable, of inventions/patents
  • Overview of previous academic teaching and supervised theses, especially doctoral theses
  • Teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Copies of documents and certificates

Applications in English should be submitted by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy of the University of Vienna, Petra Heinz, Althanstr. 14 / UZA II, A-1090 Vienna (

Reference no.: FGGA/2018/03

The application deadline is 7 January 2019.


k.i.d.Z.21-Austria sucht WissenschaftlerInnen zur Vermittlung des Klimawandels an Jugendliche

Das Institut für Geographie der Universität Innsbruck führt, gemeinsam mit ExpertInnen aus Wissenschaft und Praxis, seit mehr als vier Jahren das Projekt k.i.d.Z.21-Austria durch. Zentrale Phase des Projekts bildet die sogenannte "Alpine Research Week", in der SchülerInnen die Indikatoren für die Folgen des Klimawandels im Hochgebirge selbst erforschen und erkunden können.

Im Sinne der Inter- und Transdisziplinarität nähern sich die SchülerInnen der Thematik des Klimawandels und dessen Folgen dabei aus ganz unterschiedlichen Perspektiven und treten dazu mit ExpertInnen aus relevanten Natur- und Sozialwissenschaften in Dialog.

Wer kann sich melden?

WissenschaftlerInnen aller Disziplinen, die sich mit einem der oben genannten Themen beschäftigen und Freude und Interesse am Austausch mit Jugendlichen haben. Der Aufruf richtet sich auch an Master-Studierende, die an Ihrer Master-Arbeit in einem verwandten Bereich arbeiten. Selbstverständlich wird Kost & Logis von den beteiligten Schulklassen für Sie übernommen - es fallen für Sie also keine Kosten an!

Falls Sie Interesse haben, an einem der Projekte mitzuwirken, wenden Sie sich bitte an

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Junior Sustainability Analyst (m/f)

For 80 years now, Lenzing has been looking beyond fiber. Inspired by the needs of the world, we create smart and exciting solutions made from natural wood – for consumers, for our business partners, and for an environment worth living in. Our expertise and passion are dedicated to support the industry, brands and retailers – in sectors like fashion, beauty care or hygiene – by providing products and services that maximize value creation from both the environmental and the economical perspective. Our tenacity and engineering excellence also drive the development of innovative plant & process technologies. Lenzing offers great career opportunities for tech-savvy tinkerers, life-oriented researchers and visionaries with a strong sense of responsibility.
We are innovative by nature. How about you?

For the area of Corporate Sustainability located in Lenzing we invite experts to submit applications for the role as

Junior Sustainability Analyst (m/f)

Reference-No.: 1053

  • Department: Quality Management, Safety, Health & Environment
  • Position: Employee
  • Location: Austria, Lenzing

Purpose & key responsibilities of the role:

  • Implement Life cycle assessment (LCA) calculations für Lenzing products and their applications
  • Track up-to-date development of LCA methodology
  • Update on trends in legislation and initiatives
  • Support for the preparation of sustainability reporting and other sustainablity ratings
  • Contribute to the mulit-stakeholder initiatives such as SAC, ZDHC
  • Collaborate with other internal functions to develop sound basis for sustainable KPIs dasboard and support in data collection
  • Support functions to integrate sustainability in their day to day activities
  • Support in addressing customer queries with sustainability data and inform of Lenzing products

Our expectations for this exciting role:

  • Master degree in natural sciences or engineering (university, FH)
  • Experience in Life cycle assessment
  • Textile knowledge would be advantageous
  • very good German and English skills
  • Self-motivated, self-starter with good organizational skills
  • communication and presentations strengh
  • Teamplayer with networking skills
  • very good mode of expressin in writing as well as verbally 

The compensation for this position is foreseen according to collective agreement in the chemical industry – and depends on qualifications and experience, the package can be up to € 40,000 p.a. You will participate in the Lenzing bonus system.

Are you interested in this position? I am looking forward to your online application.
Your contact person: Mr. Wilfried Blaschke

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