University of Vienna, Faculty of Mathematics

Position ID: Mathematics-PHD [#24694]
Position Title: University Assistant PhD
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Vienna, Wien 1090, Austria [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Lorentzian Geometry, General Relativity, Metric Geometry, Optimal Transport
Application Deadline: 2024/07/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/06/06, listed until 2024/07/10)
Position Description:    

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We are seeking to fill

    up to five PhD positions,
within the research project

A new Geometry for Einstein’s Theory of Relativity and beyond

The project is situated at the intersection of Lorentzian Geometry, General Relativity, Metric Geometry and Optimal Transport, and has  received major funding by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) in the framework of its “Emerging Fields” program, see

We are offering up to five Ph.D. positions, each for a duration of three years, all starting from fall 2024 (October or later). We are looking for exceptional candidates with a strong background in at least one, preferably several, of the following fields: Riemannian/Lorentzian geometry, functional analysis and measure theory, optimal transport, metric geometry, calculus of variations, geometric analysis, mathematical General Relativity.

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Vienna