University Assistant (post doc) at the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Vienna

*** University Assistant (post doc) at the Faculty of Mathematics of the
University of Vienna ***

The University of Vienna seeks to fill the position of a University
Assistant (post doc) at the Faculty of Mathematics from 01.03.2023 to

Reference number: 12860

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: 2 years 6 months

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 chair for
stochastics of Prof. Nathanael Berestycki (email: We are looking for a highly
qualified researcher with special interests in statistical mechanics
and/or random conformal geometry. The successful candidate is able to
actively contribute to the research profile of the Faculty and to teach
courses in stochastics (4 hours per semester as required). He*She will
carry out personal tutoring and assists in the continuous assessment and
development of the teaching programme.

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.

The application package should contain:
- letter of intent,
- scientific CV,
- description of future research plans,
- list of publications and talks,
- teaching record,
- contact details of two people who could provide a letter of reference

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

Research fields:
Main research field: Mathematics
Special research fields: Stochastics
Importance: MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should
be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna
( no later than 23.06.2022, mentioning

Job Center
Job Center

reference number 12860.

For further information please contact Hörmann, Günther
+43-1-4277-50680, Ben Salem-Schedlberger, Waltraud +43-1-4277-50651,
Kretzschmar, Gudrun +43-1-4277-50601, +43-1-4277-56001, Mahnkopf,
Joachim +43-1-4277-50633, Weisgram, Martina +43-1-4277-50610, Schmeiser,
Christian +43-1-4277-50645, Bot, Radu Ioan +43-1-4277-50772, Berestycki,
Nathanael +43-1-4277-55744.

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.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 12860

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