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TU-ID: 194 | 2023 | 08 | 204547


University Assistant (Post-Doc)

40 hours/week | limited to 6 years

TU Wien is Austria's largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto "Technology for People". As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.
At the Institute of Information Systems Engineering, in the Research Unit of Software Engineering TU Wien is offering a position as university assistant (post-doc)limited to 6 years for 40 hours/week. Expected start: September 2023.


  • Deep interest in scientific problems and the motivation for independent and goal-oriented research
  • Independent teaching or participation in teaching and supervision of students
  • Ability to develop methods, concepts, as well as their realization and evaluation and the willingness to contribute in interdisciplinary scientific projects
  • Participation in organizational and administrative tasks of the research division and the faculty

Your profile:

  • Completion of an excellent doctorate in Computer Science and in-depth knowledge of the subject area
  • An outstanding publication record in top Software Engineering and/or Formal Methods conferences (e.g., ICSE, FSE, ASE, ISSTA, CAV, TACAS, OOPSLA, PLDI)
  • Extensive experience with software development and developing research prototypes
  • Strong research background and publication record in at least one of the following areas: automated test generation (e.g., dynamic symbolic execution, greybox fuzzing), static program analysis (e.g., abstract interpretation), and software verification (e.g., software model checking)
  • Strong interest in working on testing program analyzers, program analysis for smart contracts, defect detection for machine learning models, or collaborative verification and testing
  • Experience in teaching and publication activities as well as excitement about research and work with students
  • Organizational and analytical skills as well as a structured way of working
  • Ability to work in a team, problem-solving skills, and creative thinking
  • Excellent skills in English communication and writing, knowledge of German (level B2) or willingness to learn it in the first year

We offer:

  • Pleasant, cooperative working atmosphere and flexible working hours
  • Central location of workplace with very good accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)
  • A creative environment in one of the most liveable cities in the world
  • German courses, if needed
  • A highly competitive salary and a range of attractive social benefits (see Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien)
  • Excellent research environment in an internationally visible team (the working language in the research unit is English)
TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.

People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter.
Entry level salary is determined by the pay grade B1 of the Austrian collective agreement for university staff. This is a minimum of currently EUR 4,351.90/month gross, 14 times/year for 40 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.

We look forward to receiving your application until 25.05.2023.
For questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Maria Christakis.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us

Carmen Keck | T: +43 1 588 01 406201
Here you can find also relevant information about the application process.
Technology for People
Furthermore, please note that applicants will not normally be reimbursed for travel costs incurred in connection with this admission process.
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