Graduate Teaching Assistant (Diploma/Master) or University Assistant (Doctorate/Ph.D.)

Posted 8 Monaten ago
Johannes Kepler University
Institute of Financial Accounting and Auditing
Research Field
Economics » Other
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Recognised Researcher (R2)
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Not funded by an EU programme
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Offer Description

The world is changing at an ever-faster pace. At the Johannes Kepler University Linz, we work on technologies and the ideas of tomorrow on a daily basis. At the same time, we educate over 24,000 young people to meet the demands of today’s job market. In short, we are Upper Austria’s largest institution for education and research. Are you interested in being a part of shaping the future at Austria’s most attractive campus university? We currently have a job opening starting 10/02/2023 for a:

Graduate Teaching Assistant (must hold a Diploma/Master’s degree) or University Assistant (must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree) for a 20- or
40-hour/week, four- or six-year position at the Institute of Financial Accounting and Auditing

Job Reference Number: 25000-2023-000355

Positions as a university assistant holding a Diploma/Master’s degree are limited to a duration of a four-year period.

Positions as a university assistant holding a doctorate/Ph.D degree are limited to a duration of a six-year period.

Job Duties:

  • Actively take part in the department’s research projects
  • Teach university-level classes (in German)
  • Provide support to manage the institute’s general administration activities
  • Independently conduct postdoctoral research projects / conduct independent research and complete a doctoral thesis

Your Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. or Diploma/Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Economics & Business
  • Solid background and education in the field of Accounting and/or Auditing
  • Language proficiency to teach in both English and German (German level C2, English level B2+)
  • Research expertise in the fields of accounting and/or auditing

What We Offer:

  • On the basis of full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is € 3,277.30 gross per month as a Graduate Teaching Assistant holding a Diploma/Master’s degree and € 4,351.90 gross per month as a University Assistant holding a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)
  • Stable employer
  • Attractive campus environment with good public transportation connections
  • Attractive continual educational opportunities
  • State-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • Dynamic research environment
  • Broad range of on-campus dining services/healthy meals (organic food at the cafeteria)
  • Exercise and sports classes (USI)
  • …and much more

Application Deadline: 09/20/2023.

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

How to Apply:

Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include “Job Reference Number 25000-2023-000355“ in your application.


If you have questions, please contact: Univ. Prof. Dr. Roman Rohatschek, P +43 732 2468 5901, E‑mail:

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