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The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is active in teaching and research and provides services in connection with ensuring animal health in Austria. These tasks represent our contribution to maintaining the health of humans and their animal companions as well as to producing healthy food.
To meet our objectives, the Clinic for Poultry and Fish Medicine, Department for Farm Animals and Veterinary Public Health is looking within a joint project for a PhD candidate in poultry medicine
Grade: B1
Level of employment: 30 hours
Length of employment: 4 years
Deadline for applications: 31st of August, 2018
Responsibilities
 Immunoproteomic investigations of surface proteins from poultry parasite Histomonas
meleagridis
 Scientific work within a PhD Project
 Extensive laboratory work in molecular biology
Necessary knowledge and qualifications
 Completed master study of life science, biochemistry or veterinary medicine
 Sound knowledge of basic molecular biology
 Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English (C1-Level)
Skills and Abilities
 Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
 Dedication to laboratory work and work with living animals

Contact /Further Information
Dr. Ivana Bilic, University Clinic for Poultry and Fish Medicine
F +43 1 25077 5151
E ivana.bilic@vetmeduni.ac.at;
The successful candidate will become a member of the Graduate School for Pig and Poultry Medicine (PaP) http://www.vetmeduni.ac.at/de/graduate-school-pig-and-poultry-medicine/ at the Vetmeduni Vienna, which includes advanced training on all aspects of infectious diseases in pigs and poultry.
Minimum salary
The minimum salary for university staff is regulated by the collective contract and at the level given above amounts to EUR 2.096,– gross per month (14 times/year). The minimum salary may be increased when previous employment and other salary components are taken into account.
Applications
Please submit applications quoting the reference number 2018/0812 via e-mail (preferably) to
bewerbungen@vetmeduni.ac.at or by post to the Personnel Department of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinärplatz 1, 1210 Vienna. Please do not forget to include the reference number or we shall be unable to relate your application to the correct vacancy announcement.
The Vetmeduni Vienna is attempting to increase the proportion of female staff, particularly in senior positions, and in accordance with § 41 of the 2002 Universities Act it is striving to attain a balanced representation of men and women, especially on its scientific staff. Applications from qualified women are thus particularly welcomed. If women are underrepresented (below 50%), female applicants who are as well qualified as the best qualified male applicants will be given preference, provided that there are no strong reasons for favouring a particular male candidate.
Applicants have no entitlement to reimbursement of any travel or accommodation costs they may incur as a result of the application procedure.
The Vetmeduni Vienna is proud to have been awarded the certificate “hochschuleundfamilie” (career and family). We should thus be especially pleased to receive applications from people with families. Applications from persons with disabilities are similarly welcome.

 

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