Postdoc position at University of Vienna, Austria: application deadline extended

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Deadline:  2017-06-15

Location:  Vienna, Austria

The Gravitational Physics group of the Department of Physics of University of Vienna (see is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position (Universitaetsassistent/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 for four years, according to previous experience, without a possibility of extension. The employment will start on July 1, 2017, possibly a few months later if more convenient for the chosen 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, Jeremie Joudioux, and Walter Simon.

The gross salary is about EUR 3590 Euro fourteen times a year. The yearly teaching load averaged over two semesters is four hours/week, in English or in German. The candidate will not be asked to teach for more than six hours a week in any given semester in any case. Applications done online before 15.VI.2017 at URL position numbered “Kennzahl 7424” (follow the link to the online advertisements) will receive full attention.

The candidates should arrange three letters of recommendation to be sent or emailed before June 15, 2017, to 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]

The University of Vienna 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 academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.