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


University Assistant (Prae-Doc)

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 Research Unit Applied Statistics (ASTAT) of the Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics at TU Wien invites applications for a university assistant (Pre-doc) position limited to expected 4 years for 30hours/week. Expected start: October 2023


  • Conduct research leading to peer-reviewed articles and a PhD dissertation
  • Assist in teaching (including evaluations, exams and guidance of students)
  • Participation in scientific functions (conferences, workshops, summer schools, etc.)
  • Assistance/Collaboration in organization of research unit functions and administrative tasks

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics (preferably) or related field
  • Completed Master's Degree or equivalent (e.g., Dipl.-Ing., Dipl.-Inf.), preferably with distinction, in Statistics, Pure or Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or related fields
  • Strong analytical and computing skills (R, Python, C++, Matlab)
  • Strong interest in research
  • Good communication and writing skills in English

We offer:

  • A collegial team with exciting research in a wide variety of areas
  • Highly attractive social benefits (see Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien)
  • Wide range of internal and external training opportunities, various career options
  • Central location of workplace as well as good accessibility (U1/U4 Karlsplatz)

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 2,458.00/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 September 14th, 2023.

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At the application please refer to the FAM-jobs webpage.