Predoctoral Position (PhD Student), Financial Mathematics, TU Wien, Austria
Predoctoral Assistant (FAM):
The Financial and Actuarial Mathematics Group (FAM,
<https://fam.tuwien.ac.at/>) of the Institute of Statistics and
Mathematical Methods in Economics, TU Wien, invites applications for a
predoctoral position (PhD student) in the area of financial mathematics.
The contract is for 4 years, within which the candidate is expected to
finish his PhD thesis. The position can be filled earliest on September
Possible research topics include asymptotic methods in mathematical
finance and rough volatility models, but candidates interested in other
areas of mathematical finance are also invited to apply.
The position carries a teaching load of about 1.5 weighted hours per
semester (this corresponds to 3 hours of exercise classes per week) in
the Bachelor and Master’s program of Financial and Actuarial Mathematics.
The successful candidate will hold (or will obtain before the beginning
of the contract) a Master's degree or equivalent in mathematics, or a
related field (e.g., computer science or theoretical physics with a
strong background in relevant mathematical topics).
Knowledge of German is desirable but not necessary. In case there is no
adequate knowledge of German, willingness to learn German is required
The monthly minimum salary is currently (in the collective agreement §49
(3), pay grade B1, level 1) EUR 2,228.70 gross (14x per year). Prior
experience may result in higher salary. The contract is for 30 hrs/week.
The application should include the following documents:
- Statement of interest (Motivationsschreiben),
- Curriculum vitae,
- A copy of education degrees: e.g. Bachelor degree, Master degree, etc.
and course transcripts, GPA (grade point average),
with translation if not in English or German,
- Reference letter(s) or contact information for references
July 29, 2021.
For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Stefan
TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women. 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, email@example.com.
Predoctoral Assistant on the FAM homepage:
Official announcement, including link to the online application system: