PhD Position in Mathematics

PhD Position in Mathematics
Johannes Kepler University, Linz (Department of Financial Mathematics)

1 PhD Position within the Special Research Program "Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods: Theory and Applications", funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). The applicant will work in a cluster of newly established research groups on the topics of quasi-Monte Carlo algorithms, complexity of high-dimensional algorithms, and their applications (in particular to problems from quantitative finance).
The position offers excellent opportunities to gain experience in various aspects of pure and applied mathematics and to work with leading international experts in the field. We are looking for talented and self-motivated applicants with good command of English and the capacity for teamwork.
Salary: The monthly gross salary is based on the salary scale of the FWF and will be EUR 1996.90 (14 times per year). The weekly working time is 30 hours and includes five weeks of vacation.
Requirements: completed Master or Diploma degree in mathematics or a closely related field with strong background in mathematics.
Applications: Applicants should provide a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, record of their university course work and a PDF file of their master thesis.
Applicants are invited to send their application documents in one pdf file electronically to Gunther Leobacher. Email: gunther.leobacher@jku.at . Deadline for applications is September 21, 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 appropriate qualifications are also explicitly encouraged to apply.

Organisation: 
Contact and application information
Deadline: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Contact name: 
gunther.leobacher@jku.at