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


The Institute for Statistics and Mathematics at Vienna University of Economics and Business is currently inviting applications for a

fulltime Assistant Professor, non-tenure track position

(Universitätsassistent/in post-doc, employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff - Angestellte/r gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten; gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year: € 3,711.10). This employee position will be limited to a period of 6 years, starting on September 01, 2019 (commencement date subject to change).

Please note that under the terms of the WU personnel development plan, the position of Assistant Professor, non-tenure track, is limited to an employment period of not more than six years. Applicants who are already employed at WU as substitute employees can therefore only be employed for the time remaining to complete the six-year period. Persons who have already been employed at WU in an Assistant Professor, non-tenure track position cannot be re-employed in this position at WU (except as a substitute employee) due to legal restrictions.


  • Contributing to research projects in the area of Applied Probability and Statistics with applications in Economics or Finance. We are particularly interested in researchers working on Risk Management and whose scientific work covers the mathematical analysis of applied probabilistic models and their computational and statistical realization.
  • Contributing to organisational and administrative tasks.
  • Providing teaching assistance, and holding courses and examinations (Teaching load of four hours/week each semester).

Your Profile:

  • Diploma or MSc and a PhD in (applied) mathematics or equivalent.
  • scientific excellence, documented by publications in internationally recognized journals.

German language skills are not a prerequisite. Good programming skills and international experience can be an advantage.

We offer a stimulating interdisciplinary research environment in an attractive city. For further information contact Prof. Birgit Rudloff ( or visit

Reference Number: 3856

Application materials can be submitted online until February 20, 2019.

Apply here: direct application (Ref.No. 3856)

Travel and lodging expenses: We regret that WU cannot reimburse applicants for travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the selection and/or hiring process.

Equal opportunities: WU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to increase the number of its female faculty and staff members, especially in management positions. Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference. WU has an Equal Opportunities Working Group (information in German).

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