Job Announcements: Researcher


The Department of Science and Technology Studies seeks to employ 2 pre-doctoral and/or 2 post-doctoral researchers.

In the framework of two Horizon 2020 projects engaged in

co-creation and implementation activities around digital health infrastructures

Smart4Health: Citizen-centred EU-EHR exchange for personalised health
Cyber-Physical Intensive Care Medical System for Covid-19

we are looking for

2 pre-doctoral and/or 2 post-doctoral researchers

to work with us.
The work should start as soon as possible, latest in January 2021. We will review the applications as they come in.

Degree of Employment: 2-year position, 40 hours/week; with potential extension.

The successful candidates’ research will focus on the processes of co-creating and testing of a European health data infrastructure and/or on the medical technologies, digital tools and artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics implemented in intensive care units across several European sites to improve
surveillance and care.

Profile of the candidates:

•    be knowledgeable in the field Science and Technology Studies;
•    show a high readiness to work in an interdisciplinary team with medical professionals and technology developers;
•    have prior experience in qualitative social science research;
•    show ability to successfully plan, conduct, and write up research;
•    excellent proficiency in English; proficiency in German is an advantage;
•    be able to work in a team, organising ability, and reliability.

Application document:

Please submit a single PDF document named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to containing the following information (in English).
a.    Curriculum Vitae
b.    Detailed letter of motivation specifying your capacities in relation to the profile
c.    Proof of writing skills
d.    Names and contact details of two referees

For further information or to discuss the position informally please contact Ulrike Felt ( The University of Vienna seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty, and therefore specifically invites applications by women and from other groups traditionally under-represented in the academy. Among equally qualified applicants women will receive preferential consideration.

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