Open Positions

University Assistant (prae doc)

The University of Vienna seeks to fill a position for University Assistant (prae doc) at the Research Group Software Architecture as soon as possible.

The research group Software Architecture (led by Prof. Dr. Uwe Zdun) is part of the faculty for computer science and its focus 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.

The research topics should lie in the context of software architecture, design or engineering methods addressing specific topic areas such as:

  • Microservice Architectures,
  • APIs,
  • Software Engineering for AI-Based Systems,
  • Continuous Delivery (and DevOps),
  • Blockchain Engineering,
  • Infrastructure as Code,
  • or Software Engineering for the Cloud/Containerization.

Duration of employment: 4 years (The employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is automatically extended to a total of 4 years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.)

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.

For further information on the open position, please visit using the reference number 11754 or contact Uwe Zdun, +43-1-4277-78510.

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