Junior Researcher Inclusive Digital Community Care (30-40 h) – St. Pölten, Austria

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With nearly 4,000 students in six departments, the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences is a key player in the Austrian higher education sector and one of the most important employers in the region. The St. Pölten UAS stands for unique design possibilities as well as team-oriented and interdisciplinary collaboration and leaves room for individual growth and personal development. The University of Applied Sciences is constantly growing. We are looking for:

Junior Researcher Inclusive Digital Community Care (30-40 h)
What you will be working on 

  • You participate in research efforts in the focus area “Inclusive Digital Community Care”
  • You participate in cutting-edge research projects (national and international). Example of projects you are involved in include developing inclusive, smart and sustainable community care, co-creative methods to empower children and adolescents, families and caregivers, implementation of Value Based Health Care, as well as building the digital health ecosystem
  • You engage in international and interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues from Health, Technology, and Social Sciences across Europe
  • You are part of the Center for Digital Health and Social Innovation https://cdhsi.fhstp.ac.at/

What we expect from you 

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (eg. public health, health sciences, health economics, digital health, social work science, psychology) with an interest or ongoing pursuit of a PhD
  • Interest and passion for advancing technologies to enhance the lives of vulnerable populations, including older adults, children, and adolescents, and those facing exclusion
  • Skills in at least one of the following areas: qualitative research methods, participatory research, citizen science, design thinking is an advantage
  • Working knowledge of English for communication with colleagues and partners from the international research community and to participate in European projects
  • A researcher mindset: self-motivated, curious, reliable work ethic, strong analytical skills as well as high problem-solving skills, team-oriented mindset and open to continuous learning

What we offer 

  • A permanent contract (30-40 hours/week) with very flexible and family-friendly working hours
  • An inspiring environment with excellent conditions for launching a career in the research focus area
  • Numerous benefits such as flexible working hours, remote work, free parking, further training and development,…
  • A gross annual salary that takes your qualifications into account: at least € 41.300.- (basis: 40 h/week) with flexitime option (no core time) and comp time
  • For more information on our employer values and benefits, please refer to our career page

For the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, the variety and diversity of its staff members is the key to innovation, success, and further development. Applications by qualified women are particularly welcome. In the case of equal suitability, we give precedence to applicants with special needs. We explicitly invite persons with a migration background to apply. We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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