Your next step into an interesting future! Would you like to take an important step in your academic career? Here you will find the best conditions for that!

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), the largest business university in the European Union, is located at the heart of Europe. The university maintains an excellent position as a center for research and teaching and attracts an international group of students and faculty. The Institute for Information Management and Control is currently inviting applications for a

Teaching and Research Assistant Position (m/w)

10 hours/week or 20 hours/week

Area of responsibility

The successful candidate will be
  • supporting operative tasks at the Institute
  • assisting current research projects in the area of Information Management and Control (e.g., helping with literature reviews, data collection, interview transcriptions, data preparation, and editing research papers)
  • and cultivating practice and alumni contacts.

We offer the possibility to scientifically engage with interesting and current research topics related to contemporary IT use, in addition to flexible working hours, and a pleasant and friendly working atmosphere. Make your first steps in research with a focus on how modern IT can affect people, organizations and entire societies.

Your Profile

The candidates must
  • be pursuing an ongoing university degree in Vienna (master level or an equivalent) in Information systems, business administration, informatics/computer science, mathematics, psychology, sociology, or related disciplines with at least 2 terms until graduation
  • have a demonstrated interest in supporting the above research areas and activities
  • have achieved very good university grades
  • be highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • possess very good communication skills
  • be effective in independently organizing and structuring tasks
  • possess a strong analytical mind
  • have strong MS Office user skills with an emphasis on Excel
  • have experience in working with statistical software (e.g. SPSS, R).

Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in empirical fieldwork, coding or software programming. An international orientation, professional certifications recognized by industry, and German language proficiency are further advantages but no mandatory requirements.

Gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year: EUR 480.38 (10 hours/week) or EUR 960.75 (20 hours/week). This position will be temporary limited to a period of 2 years, starting on March 1st, 2017 (commencement date subject to change).

Qualified candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this part-time position.

Application materials can be submitted online until February 1st, 2017 at the following Web address: http://www.wu.ac.at/jobs/ (Reference Number 3254).

We are looking forward to your application!

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Wien