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TU-ID: 192 | 2024 | 26 | 235902


2 University Assistants (Prae-Doc)

40 hours/week | limited to 4 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 Logic and Computation, in the Research Unit of Security and Privacy (in the upcoming Research Unit Privacy Enhanced Technologies) at TU Wien is offering two 40hours/week positions as university assistant (prae-doc) limited to expected 4 years. Expected start: August 2024


  • Research in the area of privacy enhancing technologies, cryptocurrencies, and (applied) cryptography
  • Teaching tasks (exercises and exams), student guidance
  • Teaching in German and English is expected
  • Assistance with thesis supervision
  • Scientific publishing (journal and conference papers, dissertation)
  • Participation in scientific events
  • Assistance with organizational and administrative tasks

Your profile:

  • Completion of a master or diploma curriculum in one of these fields: computer Science, math, or smilar fields
  • Knowledge of privacy-enhancing technologies, such as cryptography, differential privacy, and related areas.
  • Very good skills in German and English communication and writing
  • Interest in academic research and teaching
  • Advanced problem solving skills and scientific curiosity
  • Team player with very good communication skills

We offer:

  • A highly visible and connected international research group
  • A broad range of opportunities in a thriving research area
  • Hybrid working style with home office option
  • A range of attractive social benefits (see Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien)
  • Internal and external training opportunities, various career options
  • Central location of workplace as well as good accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)
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 3,578.80/month gross, 14 times/year for 30 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.

We look forward to receiving your application until July 25th, 2024.
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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