Monday, January 27, 2014

[DMANET] PostDoc position at Graz University of Technology

The Department of Mathematics at Graz University of Technology offers
a Post
Doctoral Position within the Special Research Program ``Quasi-Monte Carlo
Methods: Theory and Applications'', funded by the Austrian Science Fund
(FWF). The applicant will be part of a research group under supervision of
Peter Grabner
working on minimal energy point sets, spherical designs and their
distribution properties. We are looking for talented and self-motivated
applicants with good command of English and the capacity for teamwork.

The position is available from now on (beginning date is negotiable)
and is
based on a fixed term contract with negotiable length of up to 4 years.

Requirements: completed PhD degree in mathematics or a closely related
with strong background in mathematics; experience in publication and
presentation of scientific results. Preference is given to candidates
solid knowledge in at least one of the following fields: number theory,
algebra, numerical analysis, approximation theory or functional analysis.

Salary: The monthly gross salary is based on the salary scale of the
FWF and
will be EUR 3411.80 (14 times per year). The weekly working time is 40
and includes five weeks of vacation.

Applications: Applicants should provide a letter of motivation, curriculum
vitae, PDF file of their doctoral thesis, list of publications, list
of talks
and presentations, and the names and contact details of two references.

Applicants are invited to send their application documents in one pdf file
electronically to Peter Grabner (
Deadline for applications is March 15, 2014.

The Special Research Program ``Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods: Theory and
Applications'' is committed to increasing female employment in scientist
positions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply and will be
given preference when equally qualified. Handicapped persons with
qualifications are also explicitly encouraged to apply.

Peter Grabner
Institut für Analysis und Computational Number Theory
Technische Universität Graz
Steyrergasse 30/II
8010 Graz
Tel: +43 316 873 7124
Fax: +43 316 873 107124
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