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Deadline: 2013-01-31
Location: Vienna, Austria

Postdoc position in mathematical or numerical relativity at the University of Vienna

The Gravitational Physics group of the Department of Physics of University of Vienna (see is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position (Universitätsassistent/in) in the field of  mathematical general relativity and/or numerical general relativity; in the latter case candidates with strong interest in rigorous aspects of numerical analysis will be sought.

The appointment will be up to four years, according to previous experience, without a possibility of extension. The employment will start on March 1, 2013, or a few months later if more convenient for the successful candidate. The list of members of the group at the start of the appointment, including scientifically active retired members, will include Peter Aichelburg, Robert Beig, Piotr Chrusciel, David Fajman, Helmut Rumpf, Walter Simon and Helmuth Urbantke. The gross (before taxes) salary is about EUR 3.380 fourteen times a year. The yearly teaching load averaged over two semesters is four hours/week, in English or in German, and the candidate will not be asked to teach for more than six hours a week in any given semester in any case.

Applications should be made online between January 1st and January 31, 2013 at URL The candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation to be received before January 31, 2013 by Mrs Karin Picek, Mathematical Physics, Faculty of Physics, Boltzmanngasse 5/5/3521, A-1090 Vienna, Austria. Further enquiries can be directed to karin.picek[AT]