There is a available a doctoral research position for Applied
Mathematics at the Computational Science Center of the University of
Vienna. The position is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) within
the national research network "Geometry and Simulation".
The duties of a successful candidate include collaborations with other
research groups within the national research network, which are the
University of Linz (Prof. Jüttler, Prof. Langer, Prof. Zulehner) and
the University of Bonn (Prof. Rumpf).
Particular research topics are
1. Calculus of Variations in geometrical problems, such as shape
recovery, regularization on manifolds, and
2. research in geometrical analysis for biological applications.
The progress is published in high quality journals and also presented at
Candidates interested in this position should be graduated as a master
in Mathematics and should have some expertise on differential equations
or calculus of variations, as well as good programming skills (Matlab
and C++). Supplementary, the applicant should be fluent in spoken and
written English and possess the ability to integrate in a well motivated
The contract can be extended up to 4 years (starting from March 2012)
after evaluation. According to the regulations of the Austrian Science
Fund the working load of 30 hours per week devoted to the project. The
salary is according to the scheme of the Austrian Science Fund and can
be found on its homepage.
An application for this position requires
- a CV,
- a letter of motivation,
- grades of master studies (or, if necessary, the corresponding
- an abstract of the master thesis,
- and a proposed date of appointment.
Applications should be submitted by email (with the above mentioned
information as PDF attachments) to MIN HADLER (firstname.lastname@example.org).