Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, TU Wien, Austria TU Wien FAM


The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.09.2022 of a

University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Faculty of Mathematics

to 31.12.2022.

Reference number: 13216

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: 4 month/s
Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:

The advertised position at the Institute for Mathematics is associated with the chair for "Mathematical Finance" of Prof. Mathias Beiglböck. We are looking for an ambitious, independent, goal-oriented scientist with interest in optimal transport and its probabilistic variations. Responsibilities include scientific research, the independent teaching of courses (holding classes within the limits imposed by the collective bargaining agreement) and the conduct of examinations as well as participation in teaching evaluations and in administrative tasks.


Diploma or master degree in mathematics, high level of competence in the area of mathematics appropriate for the chosen project.

Additional qualifications:

The application package should contain:
*) letter of intent,
*) scientific CV with publication list if relevant,
*) diplomas and, if available,
*) recommendation letters.

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

Research fields:

Main research field: Mathematics
Special research fields: Financial mathematics, Probability theory
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 25.07.2022, mentioning reference number 13216.

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, Teschl, Gerald +43-1-4277-50671, Mahnkopf, Joachim +43-1-4277-50633, Weisgram, Martina +43-1-4277-50610, Schmeiser, Christian +43-1-4277-50645, Beiglböck, Mathias +43-1-4277-50634, Steinbrecher, Karin +43-1-4277-56002, Bot, Radu Ioan +43-1-4277-50772.

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: 13216

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