Institution (Location)
University of Graz, Austria
Start Date
March 1, 2015
EUR 1307.90 gross/month
Position Description

With its 3,800 employees and 30,000 students, the University
of Graz
provides an exciting and varied work environment. Due to our
research and teaching competence we are a central institution for guaranteeing
that Styria remains a research and education location.
The Institute of
Sports Sciences is looking for a

University Assistant without

(40 hours a week;
fixed-term employment for the period of 4 years; position to be filled as of
March 1st 2015 )


  • Independent and cooperative research in physical
    activity in public health with the possibility to complete a dissertation
  • Development of research projects and collaboration in
    the research projects
  • Writing international scientific papes
  • Teaching – also practical courses – and
    providing assistance to students at Bachelor and Master level
  • Participation in the institute´s organisational and
    administrative tasks

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

minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according to the
classification scheme is EUR 2615.80 gross/month. This minimum salary may be
higher due to previous employment periods eligible for inclusion and other
earnings and remunerations.

Application Deadline: February 11th 2015
Reference Number: MB/39/99 ex 2014/15

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.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

  • Completed master degree in health sciences, human
    movement/sports sciences, psychology or in a related field of study
  • Knowledge in the following fields: physical activity
    measurement methods, physical activity interventions, behavior change,
    data acquisition and analysis
  • Good command of English required
  • Computer affinity and statistical analysis skills are
  • Experience in conception and realization of research
    projects (desirable)
  • Experience in publishing and lecturing activities


  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Organisational skills
  • Great motivation for scientific work in the field of
    physical activity in public health
  • Personal and social competences to work in
    international and interdisciplinary teams
  • Interested in teaching Bachelor and Master students
How to Apply
If you are interested, please submit your application
documents within the stated deadline. Make sure to indicate the reference
number on your application and please send your CV and photo to:
[email protected]

Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz


Universitätsplatz 3

8010 Graz
For further questions you can contact Prof. van Poppel at [email protected].