University Assistant - Computer Engineering

School/Institution:The University of Vienna, Austria, Wien

Discipline: Computer Engineering

Employment Type:Full-time


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University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Group Knowledge Engineering

The Research Group Knowledge Engineering at the Faculty of Informatics invites applications for the position of a university assistant in training. It offers the possibility to graduate from a doctoral program in the field of "Digitalization in Business Informatics". The research questions, that will lead to the topic of the doctoral thesis, are based on the fact, that real and virtual world in organizations and enterprises will converge in the future. This symbiosis of real and virtual world caused by digitalization is one of our research topics. Based on the approach of design science research intelligent systems are requested to support this transformation- / disruption process.

Duration of employment: Full time

Extent of Employment: 30 hours / week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:

  • Participation in research, teaching and administration:
  • Participation in research projects/research studies
  • Participation in publications/academic articles/presentations
  • We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months
  • Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
  • Supervision of students
  • Involvement in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposiums
  • Involvement in the research group administration as well as in teaching and research administration


Master/Diploma Degree in Computer Science or Business Informatics with distinction. Good Knowledge of Business Process Management, Ontologies, RDF; good knowledge of conceptual Modelling, esp. Metamodelling, Experience in Teaching; knowledge of ADOxx, C++ and/or Java.

Application documents:

  • Letter of Motivation including ideas for a prospective doctoral project proposal
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)
  • Degree certificates

Research fields:

  • Main research field
  • Special research fields Importance
  • Computer Sciences
  • Knowledge engineering;Information systems MUST


  • Educational institution
  • Educational level Special subject Importance
  • University
  • Mathematics, Computer Sciences Management information systems MUST


  • Language
  • Language level Importance
  • Germanium
  • Good knowledge MUST
  • English
  • Good knowledge MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (, mentioning reference number 11813.

For further information please contact Karagiannis, Dimitris + 43-1-4277-78910.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values ​​equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna

Reference number: 11813


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