DoSChem Management

  • The head and deputy head of DoSChem are appointed by the rectorate of the University of Vienna
  • They represent DoSChem to all participating scientists & students, to the rectorate and the scientific community
  • Monitor compliance with good scientific practice and the Code of Practice in DoSChem
  • Chair the Steering Committee as the executive body of DoSChem
  • The head and deputy head of the school are both active researchers and supervisors of DoSChem students
  • Term of office: 1.07.20-30.09.2024


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Becker

Deputy Head

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ellen Backus

Managing Director

Dr. Elena Rastew

  • support the head, deputy and steering committee
  • is in charge of administrative, academic and DoSChem strategic affairs
  • DoSChem correspondence
  • first contact person for applications and admission
  • onboarding support
  • communication within and outside DoSChem
  • planning and implementation of curriculum based activities and events

Drop-in consultation hour: Thursdays 11-12, Room 2120

Managing Officer

Foto von Mirjam Beck

Dr. Mirjam Beck

  • general administrative tasks (application, recruiting processes, finances, databases)
  • logistical support for events and activities
  • support in budget monitoring
  • maintenance of the school's website
  • management of the school's social media channels
  • establishment of the alumni program

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