Position of a Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Mathematical Finance, Vienna

At the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Vienna the position of a
Tenure-Track Professorship
for the field of Mathematical Finance

(full-time position) is to be filled.

The successful candidate has a broad mathematical background and an
outstanding research record in mathematical finance and probability.
Connections to other fields in analysis, statistics or stochastic
optimisation are especially welcome. A strong dedication to research and
teaching in pure and applied mathematics is expected.

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

- Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at
a university or other research institution; as a general rule,
applicants must have gained research experience outside the University
of Vienna for a total of at least two years during or after their
doctoral studies
- Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent
publication record, international reputation
- Experience in designing and participating in research projects,
ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
- Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities
or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach
students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to
supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire,
within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in
bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

We offer:

* the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion
to full professor. The successful candidate is hired as “Assistant
professor” for a maximum duration of six years. If the candidate meets
the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, the assistant
professor is promoted to tenured “associate professor”, i.e. obtains a
permanent position. If the conditions are not met, the employment will
end upon expiry of the contract. Associate professors can be promoted to
“full professor” through a university-internal competitive procedure.
* at least a salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for
University Staff: section 49, job group A2
* in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of
Vienna offers a pension scheme to its employees
* a dynamic research environment
* attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
* a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions

The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and values
The University strives to increase the share of women in professorial
positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to
female applicants.

Application document:

Please submit a single PDF document named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to containing the following information
(in English).

1. Cover Sheet and Table of Contents

2. Application letter , including a brief description of:
o motivation to apply for the position
o current research interests and research plans for the future
o current and planned foci in academic teaching and the supervision of
early career researchers

3. Academic curriculum vitae, including information about:
o education, degrees (incl. information about the PhD granting
institution and the exact date DD.MM.YYYY when the PhD was conferred),
professional experience as well as applicable family/care/… times
o "esteem factors" (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in
research societies or programme committees)
o previous and current cooperation partners

4. Full list of publications, including:
o highlight and separately list five key publications which the
applicant considers particularly relevant to the advertised tenure-track
o provide links to these five key publications for download (if not
available: full text electronic version in appendix)
o describe your publication strategy, including targeted publishers and
o provide information about peer review of publications
o if common in your field of research provide information about
indexation (e.g. SCIE, SSCI, AHCI), citations resp. book reviews
received or other indicators of scientific quality/international visibility

5. List of scientific talks
o Name invited lectures and presentations at international conferences

6. Third-party funding
o complete list of acquired third-party funded projects as PI (role,
subject, duration, funding agency, funding volume), and, if applicable,
of inventions/patents

7. Academic Teaching and Supervision
o list courses taught and theses supervised
o explain your teaching and supervision concept (max. 3 pages)

Appendices to application document (in a single PDF or ZIP file named
a) Five key publications as electronic full text version (if not
publicly available)
b) Teaching evaluations (if available, compiled into a single PDF file)
c) Copies of certificates of academic degrees (mandatory, compiled into
a single PDF file)

Reference no.: 10535
The application deadline is 18.03.2020.

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