Technical University of Wien, Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics

Position ID: 1981-APTT [#17875, TU-ID: 105 | 2021 | 27 | 153800]
Position Title: Assistant Professorship - Tenure Track "Probability Theory"
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Wien, Wien 1040, Austria [map]
Subject Area: Research Unit of Mathematical Stochastics
Application Deadline: 2121/09/09 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/07/13, finished 2021/09/10, listed until 2022/09/13)
Position Description:    

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TU Wien is Austria's largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto "Technology for People". As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.

At the Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics, in the Research Unit of Mathematical Stochastics, TU Wien is offering the following tenure track position for 40 hours/week, in form of an initially fixed-term (6 years) tenure track position starting from 01.03.2022.

The candidate and TU Wien can agree upon a tenure evaluation, which when positive, opens the possibility to change the position to Associate Professor with an unlimited contract. Tasks: The successful candidate is expected to conduct a high quality research program in the field of Probability Theory. The focus of research should be on the probabilistic methods in mathematical physics and related areas The successful candidate will teach probability/stochastics courses and exercise classes in the Bachelor and Master programs, and will contribute to the supervision of students from bachelor to doctoral level

Your profile: The successful candidate will hold a Doctoral degree or equivalent and have an outstanding research and publication record in probability theory. Research experience on probabilistic methods in mathematical physics and related areas is highly desirable Proven expertise in the field of Probability Theory, with focus on probabilistic methods in Mathematical Physics and related areas. Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation Experience in academic teaching and supervising or co-supervising of academic theses Experience in teaching probability courses/tutorials and in autonomous organization of exercise sessions and seminars will be highly appreciated Proficiency in English; knowledge of German or willingness to acquire it soon Experience in designing and participating in research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding

We offer: Continuing personal and professional education and flexible working hours Central location of workplace with very good accessibility (U1/U2/U4 Karlsplatz) A creative environment in one of the most liveable cities in the world Additional benefits for employees can be found at the following link: Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien

TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.

People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter.

The employment starts as University Assistant with a minimum salary of EUR 3,945.90 gross (14 x per year) according to the collective bargaining agreement for a PostDoc. After signing the qualification agreement, the employment is as Assistant Professor with a minimum salary of EUR 4,666.30 (14 x per year). Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.

We look forward to receiving your application until 09.09.2021. Applications in English must include at least the following documents: 1) A detailed curriculum vitae 2) A motivation letter 3) A presentation of previous academic achievements including a list of publications, a list of invited lectures, a survey of research projects carried out and of funding/grants raised, organized conferences etc. 4) A list of teaching and student supervision activities 5) Research statement (short description of research achievements and future research plan).

For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Fabio Toninelli head of the Mathematical Stochasitcs (MSTOCH) research unit.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us

Carmen Keck | T: +43 1 588 01 406201 Here you can find also relevant information about the application process.


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