Tenure-Track Position in Analysis and/or Geometry

The successful candidate will strengthen and help connect the existing groups in Analysis, Geometry, and Mathematical Physics, in research as well as in teaching. Possible research directions of the candidate thus include all areas and aspects of Geometry, the Calculus of Variations, Geometric Topology, as well as of Mathematical Physics.

Applicants should have the following qualifications:
• Doctoral degree and (at least) two years of post-doctoral experience at a research institution
• Outstanding achievements and potential in research witnessed by publication record and international reputation
• Experience in the design of and participation in research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to lead research groups
• Excitement about teaching on all levels of the curriculum, including the supervision of theses
Graduate level courses are taught in English. The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching on undergraduate level and for participation in university committees. The candidate is expected to take on administrative responsibilities.
Job description:

The tenure process is according to federal regulations of the Republic of Austria. Details can be found here:
The contract is initially for a period of 6 years. A tenure agreement is negotiated within two years of the start of the contract. Upon fulfilment of this agreement, the successful candidate is promoted to associate professor and the contract becomes permanent. Please contact Bernhard Lamel (bernhard.lamel@univie.ac.at) with any questions on how this works in practice.

We offer:
• the opportunity for a long-time career track (initial classification according to the
• Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff: section 48, job group B1, lit. b: http://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/fileadmin/user_upload/personalwesen/Kollektivvertrag/Uni-KV_englis....)
• in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a generous pension fund to its employees
• an exciting research environment with many opportunities for third party funding
• attractive working conditions in a city with a famously high quality of life
• a wide range of support services

The University of Vienna pursues a non-discriminatory, equal opportunity employment policy (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/en). The University of Vienna puts special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference is given to female applicants.

A complete application contains the following:
• Cover letter, including a brief description of current research interests

• Academic curriculum vitae, including
o information about “esteem factors” such as awards
o a list of talks given
 including information about invited keynote lectures at international conferences
o information on acquired third-party funding, a list of third-party funded projects which the candidate was a part of (subject, duration, source, volume), and, if applicable, of inventions/patents

• A full Publication List:
o indicating five key publications that the applicant considers particularly relevant to this position
o providing links to where these five publications can be obtained electronically

• A brief Research Statement

• A brief Teaching Statement, including
o overview of previous academic teaching as well as supervised theses
o teaching philosophy
o current and future focus in teaching and supervision

• Teaching evaluations (if available)

• Copies of university diplomas and certificates

Please send your application — preferably in English and in electronic form — to the Job Center of the University of Vienna (jobcenter@univie.ac.at), refering to Reference no. 7207.

Job location: 
Oskar Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Vienna
Contact and application information
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Contact name: 
Tenure Track