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Postdoc Position, Univ of Vienna

At the University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields
of study, approx. 9.400 members of staff, more than 90.000 students)
the position of a

University Assistant (post doc) at the Faculty of Mathematics

is vacant.

Identification number of advertisement: 3925

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

Duration of employment: 4 years

Starting: 01.09.2013

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Occupation group in accordance with collective bargaining agreement:
ยง48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) On top of this relevant chargeable work
experience determines the assessment to a particular salary grade.

Areas of work:
The advertised post doc position is associated with the chair for
Numerics of Partial Differential Equations of Prof. Ilaria Perugia
(email: We are looking for a highly
qualified researcher with special interests in Numerical Methods for
Partial Differential Equations, or related fields. Topics of current
interest to the group include non standard finite element methods,
such as Discontinuous Galerkin methods, finite elements with
operator-based (Trefftz) approximating spaces, and mimetic/virtual
element methods, for problems arising in acoustics, electromagnetics,
and reaction-diffusion. The job holder's responsibilities include
independent research and holding classes due to extent regulations of
wage agreement and the usual administrative duties.

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

The application package should contain:
- letter of intent,
- scientific CV,
- description of future research plans,
- list of publications and talks,
- teaching record,
- letter of recommendation.

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

Additional qualifications:
- high teaching skills,
- dedication to scientific excellence and goal orientation,
- international experience preferable.

Research fields:
Main research field Special research fields Importance
Mathematics, Computer Sciences Analysis; Numerical mathematics MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (English) should be sent
via Job Center to the University of Vienna
( no later than 20.05.2013 and be
referenced to the identification number 3925.

For further information please contact Rindler, Harald
+43-1-4277-50600, Ben Salem-Schedlberger, Waltraud +43-1-4277-50651,
Kretzschmar, Gudrun +43-1- 4277-56001, +43-1-4277-50601, Weisgram,
Martina +43-1-4277-50610, Griesmayr, Elisabeth +43-1-4277-56002,
Perugia, Ilaria .

The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women on
its faculty, particularly in highlevel positions, and therefore
specifically invites applications by women. Among equally qualified
applicants women will receive preferential consideration. Human
Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna

Identification number of advertisement: 3925


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