Professor in Astrophysics at University of Graz

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, February 20, 2023
Archive Date: 
Monday, March 27, 2023
To event remaining 5 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Graz
Department Name: 
Institute of Physics
Street Line 1: 
Universitaetsplatz 5
Job Announcement Text: 


At the Institute of Physics at the Faculty of Sciences, the University of Graz is seeking to appoint a 

Professor of Astrophysics

(40 hours per week; selection procedure in accordance with Section 98 of the Universities Act (UG); permanent employment according to the Salaried Employees Act (AngG); expected starting date October 1st 2024) 

We are looking for an astrophysicist with a core research area in the field “stellar astrophysics of low mass stars”, e.g. stellar activity, stellar structure, and stellar evolution. The post holder should be able to demonstrate internationally competitive research and networking in their area of expertise as well as be able to teach the field of astrophysics in its full range. Cooperation with the research groups at the Institute (solar and heliospheric physics) and at the Space Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Graz (covering planets and exoplanets, space plasmas, instrument development) as well as active collaboration in the new Graz Center of Physics is desired, with the aim of further strengthening the location of Graz and the joint development of large-scale projects. We also expect gender mainstreaming skills. 

Please submit your applications stating the reference number BV/12/98 ex 2021/22 by March 22nd 2023 at the latest. For information about the application procedures and other prerequisites, please visit . Planned dates of the applicant’s presentation: 27.09.2023 to 29.09.2023 



Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$87000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Peter Riedler
University of Graz
Street Line 1: 
Universitätsplatz 3
Zip/Postal Code: 
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
BV/12/98 ex 2021/22
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Astrid Veronig
Head of Search Committee