Research assistants (Ph.D. or Postdoc)

The Institute of Applied Geometry ( at Johannes Kepler University, Linz/Austria, has several openings for research assistants (fixed-term contract for 3 years (Ph.D. student) or fixed-term contract for 1 year (postdoc)).

Candidates with a strong background in at least one of the fields of Geometric Modeling and Numerical Analysis are encouraged to apply. Expertise on Isogeometric Analysis is particularly welcome. The research assistants will work in several national and European research projects, which are funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) through the National Research Network NFN ”Geometry + Simulation” ( and by an European Horizon 2020 ERC Advanced Grant.

A master-equivalent degree resp. a Ph.D. degree in mathematics, computer science, or a closely related field is required. The working language is English. For more information contact Professor Bert Juettler, preferably by email:

Linz, a city with approx. 200,000 inhabitants, is located at the Danube, close to the Austrian Alps and half-way between Vienna and Salzburg.

Please send your applications with personal and scientific data and a compact statement about scientific interests and achievements to:

Postal address:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bert Juettler
Johannes Kepler University at Linz
Institute of Applied Geometry
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz, Austria

Deadline for application: May 31, 2019

We are approaching interested candidates, prepared to exercise the aforementioned duties for a yearly gross salary of EUR 30.273,60 for a Ph.D. (working time 30 hours/week) resp. EUR 51,955.00 for a postdoc (working time 40 hours/week). Johannes Kepler University is an equal opportunity employer.

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Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz
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Friday, May 31, 2019
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