Full Professorship in the area of Financial and Actuarial Mathematics

Announcement of an open permanent position at the Research Group Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Institute of Mathematical Methods in Economics, Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation, Vienna University of Technology.

Full Professorship in "Stochastic Methods in Economics"

The applicant is expected to have outstanding academic credentials and an excellent track record of scientific accomplishments in the field of stochastic methods in
economics (stochastic processes, stochastic analysis, methods for empirical validation and data-driven modelling) focusing on problems in financial and actuarial mathematics. The successful candidate will be expected to make a significant contribution to the institute's research output, to provide leadership for researchers and postgraduate students and to undertake an appropriate teaching and administrative load. Special consideration will be given to the applicant's ability and willingness to establish collaborations with colleagues working in related fields of research and the ability to attract external project funding.

Knowledge of German is not a precondition; however we expect a successful candidate to acquire a working knowledge of German.

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • an Austrian or equivalent foreign terminal academic degree in the field under consideration,
  • an outstanding academic track record in research and teaching,
  • pedagogic and didactic skills,
  • leadership abilities,
  • international working experience in the field of research.

The closing date for applications is September 15, 2011.

The Vienna University of Technology is committed to increase female employment in leading scientist positions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply and will be given preference when equally qualified. Handicapped persons with appropriate qualifications are also expressly encouraged to apply.

Applications including a detailed curriculum vitae, description of scientific objectives, list of publications and copies of the five most outstanding publications of the applicant should be sent to the


Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation

Vienna University of Technology

Wiedner Hauptstr. 8

1040 Vienna, Austria.

In addition, a CD-ROM with the complete application records should be attached.

For requests you can contact Professor Uwe Schmock (head of department) and Friedrich Hubalek (head of research group).

You can find the german announcement on: http://www.fam.tuwien.ac.at/jobs/20110601a.php

Contact and application information
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
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