Stellenangebot: Senior Scientist (all genders welcome) (100%), Digital Age Research Center (D!ARC) at the University of Klagenfurt

The University of Klagenfurt, with approximately 1,500 employees and over 12,000 students, is located in the Alps-Adriatic region and consistently achieves excellent placements in rankings. The motto “per aspera ad astra” underscores our firm commitment to the pursuit of excellence in all activities in research, teaching and university management. The principles of equality, diversity, health, sustainability and compatibility of work and family life serve as the foundation for our work at the university.

The University of Klagenfurt is pleased to announce the following open position at the Digital Age Research Center (D!ARC), employment to commence as soon as possible:

Senior Scientist (all genders welcome)

Level of employment: 100 %

Minimum salary: € 56,861.– per annum (gross); classification according to collective agreement: B1 lit.b

Limited to: 31 January 2026

Application deadline: 12 October 2022

Reference code: 431/22


Area of Responsibility:

  • Connecting different actors and groups at the University of Klagenfurt to foster interdisciplinary research on the topics of Humans in the Digital Age
  • Planning and promoting events and other innovative formats to initiate networking across research fields
  • Communication with cooperation partners and development and maintenance of the network
  • Initiating applications for third-party funding, especially from European funding programmes
  • Coordination and management of resulting research activities
  • Support for communicating research activities
  • Participation in organisational tasks concerning the establishment of the new center D!ARC
  • Independent research and participation in teaching within the context of D!ARC
  • Publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals and talks at international conferences


  • PhD degree completed at a domestic or foreign higher education institution with above average results on Humans in the Digital Age from Science and Technology Studies, Digital Humanities, Human-Computer-Interaction, or related subjects
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
  • Experience in interdisciplinary collaboration and networking, especially of combining the social sciences and computer sciences
  • Project experience, also for European third-party funded projects
  • Very good command of English (at least C1 in CEFR)

Desired skills:

  • High-quality, peer-reviewed publications
  • Experience in the acquisition of third-party funding
  • Experience in working in cross-disciplinary environments
  • Experience in communicating and promoting research activities, including diverse Social Media channels


More information can be found here.