Director (f/m) of the Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM)

Organization: 
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Email: 
Personalmanagement@oeaw.ac.at
Job Description: 

Director (f/m) of the Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM)
at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

As the leading non-university institution engaged in basic research in Austria, the Austrian Academy of Sciences invites applications for the position of Director (f/m) of the Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM), as successor to Heinz Engl.

RICAM is located in Linz, Upper Austria. Currently, the Institute has a staff of 56 scientists working in the following groups. Research groups:

• "Computational Methods for Direct Field Problems"
• “Inverse Problems”
• "Symbolic Computation"
• "Analysis of Partial Differential Equations"
• "Optimization and Optimal Control"
• "Mathematical Imaging"
• "Mathematical Methods in Molecular and Systems Biology"

Special purpose groups:

• Transfer Group
• Research Project "Applied Discrete Mathematics and Cryptography"
• START Project “Sparse Approximation and Optimization in High Dimensions”

The position will be available from 1-1-2013. It is a tenured position with regard to senior scientist status; the function as director will be initially limited to five years (with the possibility of tenure after evaluation) and will be combined with a professorship at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz. The Academy offers a highly competitive salary.

Applicants should submit their CV, complete list of publications, and separate listings of (no more than 5) most important scientific publications, talks by invitation, third-party funded projects, academic awards received.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences is very much interested to increase the number of female scientists in leading positions. Therefor we encourage women to apply for this position.
The Austrian Academy values diversity and is committed to equality.

Applications should be addressed to the head of the search committee, Prof. Karl Sigmund, care of Administration Office of the Section for Mathematics and the Natural Sciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna, AUSTRIA: mathnat@oeaw.ac.at
Further information can be obtained from Karl Sigmund (phone 0043 1 4277 50612, email karl.sigmund@univie.ac.at). Information about the Academy of Sciences or the Radon Institute can be found on http://www.oeaw.ac.at/ and http://www.ricam.oeaw.ac.at/.

Deadline for applications is September 1, 2012.

Job Categories: 
Research institutes
Deadline for Application: 
Sep 1 2012
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