Open Positions

Scientific Project Staff Member (prae doc)

The University of Vienna seeks to fill the position of a Scientific Project Staff Member (prae doc) at the Research Group Software Architecture starting as soon as possible.

The focus of the research group (led by Dr. Uwe Zdun) is on research in the areas of software architecture, software design, and software engineering. The group is looking for highly motivated research assistants, PhD candidates. We offer an excellent working environment in a young, creative, highly motivated, and international team. More info on the research group can be found here

30 hours/week
Allocation to salary group in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe

The position should develop Software Engineering methods and tools in one of the following areas:

  • Software Engineering/Software Architecture for Machine Learning
  • Machine Learning for Software Engineering
  • CI/CD-Architectures and DevOps (especially MLOps)
  • Service/Edge/Cloud Architectures

A successfully completed master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Business Informatics, or a closely related field is required, whereby knowledge of computer science is assumed to be a given. Excellent English and German language skills (written and spoken) are preferred.

The position is initially limited to two years with the possibility of extension.

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Doctoral school website. For further information please contact Uwe Zdun, or visit the UniVie JobCenter using the reference number 13726.

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