Postdoc position in mathematical general relativity, Vienna, Austria

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Deadline:  2022-07-07

Location:  Vienna, Austria

The Gravitational Physics group of the Department of Physics of University of Vienna is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position (Universitaetsassistent/in) in the field of mathematical general relativity.

The appointment will be for three years and will start in the fall of 2022, 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, Wan Cong, Mateja Gosenca, David Fajman, Maciej Maliborski, Marius Oancea and Walter Simon.

The yearly teaching load averaged over two semesters is four hours/week, in English or in German. The candidate will not teach more than six hours a week in any given semester in any case.

In addition of teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement, active participation in research, teaching and administration is expected. This involves:
– Involvement in research projects / research studies
– International publications and presentations
– Supervision of students
– Participation in evaluation measures
– Developing and strengthening an independent research profile

Excellent command of written and spoken English is expected. The candidate will have a Doctoral degree or a PhD degree in theoretical Physics.

The candidate will provide
– Letter of motivation
– Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
– Description of research interests and research agenda

The candidate will arrange three letters of recommendation to be sent
or emailed before July 5, 2022, to Mrs Karin Picek, Gravitational Physics, Faculty of Physics, Boltzmanngasse 5/5/3521, A-1090 Vienna, Austria. Further enquiries can be directed to karin.picek[AT]

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna AFTER June 16 and NO LATER than July 5, 2022 , job reference number 13204