PhD position in Vienna - applied analysis and continuum mechanics

Applications are invited for a PhD-student position starting in March 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment is limited to three years and no teaching duties are implied. The successful candidate will join the Research Group on Applied Mathematics and Modeling at the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Vienna led by Ulisse Stefanelli.

The position is financed via the FWF-GACR Joint International Project 'Variational structures in thermomechanics of solids', which is run in coordination with a research team in Prague. The successful candidate will join the research activities of the Group and contribute to the development of the project. The position is associated with the enrolment in the PhD program in Mathematics at the University of Vienna.

Applicants for the PhD-student position must hold a Master in Mathematics or Physics and have some background in applied analysis and continuum mechanics. Candidates are requested to send a CV and a short, informal description of current scientific interests, as well as names and full contact addresses of at least two references. Please mail a single pdf file to by December 22, 2015. Later applications will be considered, until the position is filled.

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Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Vienna
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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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