University of Vienna, Faculty of Mathematics

Position ID: Mathematics-POSTDOC_PHD1 [#17173]
Position Title: Post Doc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Vienna, Wien 1090, Austria [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/14 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/01/14, listed until 2021/02/14)
Position Description:    

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The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.10.2021 of a
Scientific Staff (post doc)
at the Faculty of Mathematics

The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Vienna is the largest Austrian institution of mathematical research and tertiary education in the mathematical sciences. It consists of active research groups in a wide range of fields, starting from logical foundations, bridging all classical core subjects, and up to concrete applications in industry. As part of the Faculty, the Institute of Mathematics represents the entire discipline of mathematics in research and teaching, without making an arbitrary separation into pure and applied fields.

Duration of employment: 3 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
The advertised post doc position is associated with the FWF fellowship "Scaling limits in random conformal geometry'' of Prof. Nathanael Berestycki (email: We are looking for a highly qualified researcher with special interests in probability theory and more precisely in statistical mechanics and/or random geometry; or more generally probabilistic methods in mathematical physics. The successful candidate is able to actively contribute to the research profile of the Faculty and to interact with other members of the probability group such as Dr. Alexander Glazman and Dr. Marcin Lis. See for a list of current members.

A Doctoral degree / PhD or similar qualification is required for all candidates as well as experience in teaching and research. Past research should be documented by publications in recognized scientific journals.

Additional qualifications:
- high teaching skills,
- goal orientation and dedication to scientific excellence,
- international experience preferable.

Applicants will not be entitled to any refund of expenses incurred due to the application process.

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

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Vienna

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