University Assistant with PhD

Institute for Mathematics and Scientific Computing is looking for a

University Assistant with doctorate

(40 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 6 years; position to be filled as of October 1st 2015 )

Job specification

Applied Mathematics with focus on Partial Differential Equations
Member of the applied analysis group
Teaching and supervision of students
Assistance with organisatorial and administrative tasks

Professional qualifications

Finished PhD in mathematics
Advanced expertise in the analysis of PDEs
Expertise in modelling with and numerics of PDEs (desirable)
Adequate number of scientific publications in relation to CV
Very good command of English

Personal profile

High personal motivation towards scientific excellence
Strong interest in applicational background like physics, biology, life-sciences, ...
Independent working style
Ability to work in a team and social competence


Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement): B1
Minimum salary

The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according to the classification scheme is EUR 3546.00 gross/month. This minimum salary may be higher due to previous employment periods eligible for inclusion and other earnings and remunerations.

We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. Take advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.

Application Deadline: May 6th 2015
Reference Number: MB/78/99 ex 2014/15

The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women in particular in management and faculty positions and therefore encourages qualified women to apply.

Especially with regard to academic staff, we welcome applications from persons with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised position.

If you are interested, please submit your application documents within the stated deadline to:

Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Universitätsplatz 3
8010 Graz

For further information pleas contact Prof. Klemens Fellner under

Job location: 
Heinrichstrasse 36
8010 Graz
Contact and application information
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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