University TU Wien
Application Deadline January 4, 2024
University Assistant (Post-Doc) in the Research Unit of Mathematical Stochastics
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 a position as university assistant (post-doc) limited to 6 years for 40 hours/week. Expected start: October 2024.
The successful candidate is expected to conduct a high quality research program in the field of Probability Theory. The candidate will also contribute to the teaching mission of the research unit.
Conduct high quality mathematical research (both independently and with the other members of the research unit) in the field of Probability Theory, in one of the focus areas of the research unit Mathematical Stochastics: statistical mechanics, discrete probability, random geometry, Markov chain mixing, Stochastic PDEs
Independent teaching or participation in teaching, in the Bachelor and/or Master programs
Supervision of students
Participation in organizational and administrative tasks of the research unit
Completion of a doctorate
An excellent publication and research profile in theoretical Probability
Experience in national and international research cooperation
Fluency in English
Knowledge of German or willingness to learn it
Teaching experience in probability and/or statistics courses/tutorials and in autonomous organisation of exercise sessions and seminars will be appreciated
A stimulating research environment, within a young and very active research unit, well integrated in the wider Vienna mathematical community
Central location of workplace as well as good accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)
A range of attractive social benefits (see Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien)