FAM-ily  

Financial and Actuarial Mathematics  
at Vienna University of Technology, Austria  

 
2018-10-05 (gültig bis max. 2018-11-07)

Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt announces the following position:

PostDoc Assistant (f/m), non-tenure track

at the Faculty of Technical Sciences, Institute for Statistics, working group Stochastic Processes. This is a full-time position, limited to 6 years (non-tenure track; Uni-KV: B1 lit.b, www.aau.at/uni-kv). The minimum monthly gross salary for this position is € 3,711.10 (paid 14 times a year and may increase due to relevant previous work experience). Starting date is negotiable, but preferably as soon as possible.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Autonomous scientific work in one or more of the following fields: computational stochastics, stochastic differential equations, stochastic analysis, stochastic optimal control, financial mathematics, insurance mathematics, mathematics in economics and business, machine learning, numerics
  • International networking
  • Autonomous teaching in mathematics and statistics in German or English
  • Involvement in raising third party funding and in the work on third party funded projects is desired
  • Assistance in public relations activities of institute and faculty

Required qualification

  • PhD degree at a national or international university in mathematics or a related field.
  • This requirement must be fulfilled at latest by April 30, 2019.
  • Profound knowledge in one or more of the following fields: computational stochastics, stochastic differential equations, stochastic analysis, stochastic optimal control, financial mathematics, insurance mathematics, mathematics in economics and business, machine learning, numerics
  • First publications in one or more of the above fields
  • Fluent in English

Additional desired qualifications

  • First teaching experience
  • Involvement in the work on a third party funded project
  • Experience in dissemination of scientific results
  • International network
  • Programming skills (e.g., Matlab, Maple, Mathematica, Python, C/C++, …)

The position is advertised without the option of negotiating a qualification agreement.

The university aims to increase the proportion of women in scientific positions and therefore encourages qualified women to apply for the position. In case of equivalent qualification, women are accepted preferentially.

People with disabilities or chronic diseases who fulfill the requirements are particularly encouraged to apply.

General information for applicants is available on www.aau.at/en/jobs/information . For further information, please contact Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michaela Szölgyenyi (michaela.szoelgyenyi [at] aau.at).

We welcome applications comprising academic curriculum vitae; a list of publications; a list of talks; research statement (max. 1 page); name of a person who is willing to provide a letter of reference. If an applicant has not received the doctoral degree by November 7, 2018 the applicant should provide a statement on how he or she will be able to finish the PhD until April 30, 2019.

Applications must be submitted online via www.aau.at/obf (please indicate reference code 595H/18).
Application deadline: November 7, 2018.

Travel and accommodation costs incurred during the application process will not be refunded.

Bei der Bewerbung bitte auf die FAM-jobs Seite verweisen.