Financial and Actuarial Mathematics
TU Wien, Austria



Operations Research and Control Systems (ORCOS) @ TU Wien

University Assistant (Prae-Doc)

30 hours/week | limited

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.

The Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics, at TU Wien, is offering a position as university assistant (Prae-doc) for 4 years for 30hours/week. Expected start: February 2022.


  • Research activities (preparing PhD dissertation and research articles)
  • Collaboration in teaching (including evaluations, exams and guidance of students)
  • Participation in scientific events
  • Assistance/Collaboration in organization of events and other administrative tasks

Your profile:

  • Bachelor Degree in Mathematics (preferably) or related field
  • Completion of a Master Degree in Applied Mathematics (preferably, in Variational Analysis) with outstanding marks and research oriented Master Thesis
  • Strong skills in the following scientific fields: Functional Analysis, PDE, Optimization
  • Good communication skills and writing texts in English
  • Strong interest in research and supervision work with students

We offer:

  • Continuing personal and professional education and flexible working hours
  • Central location of workplace with very good accessibility (U1/U2/U4 Karlsplatz)
  • A creative environment in one of the most liveable cities in the world
  • Additional benefits for employees can be found at the following link: Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien

TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. 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.

Entry level salary is determined by the pay grade B1 of the Austrian collective agreement for university staff. This is a minimum of currently EUR 2,228.70/month gross, 14 times/year for 30 hours/week. Relevant working experiences may increase the monthly income.

We look forward to receiving your application until 16.12.2021.

The application must contain the following application documents:

  • A scientific Curriculum Vitae with complete information about studies, education certificates/diplomas, and (if applies) teaching and research activities, publications, participation in events, talks, etc
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copy of the Bachelor and/or Master Thesis (if applies)
  • At least two recommendation letters (maximum 3).

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us
Carmen Keck | T: +43 1 588 01 406201
Here you can find also relevant information about the application process.

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