PostDoc Position (f/m) in the Optimization and Optimal Control Group

Job Description: 

At the Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz, Austria,
the “Scientific Computing – Optimization and Optimal Control Group” is searching a PostDoc with a strong background in partial differential equations, variational problems or scientific computing. The research focus will be adjusted according to the interests of the successful candidate, but knowledge in optimal control or optimization is especially welcome.
A doctorate in mathematics or a closely related field is required. The working language is English. For more information contact Prof. K. Kunisch at:
RICAM went into operation on January 1, 2003 and has built research groups in eight areas:
• Analysis in Partial Differential Equations
• Computational Methods for Direct Field Problems
• Inverse Problems
• Mathematical Imaging
• Mathematical Methods in Molecular and Systems Biology
• Optimization and Optimal Control
• Symbolic Computation
• Transfer Group
The Institute is housed on the campus of the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, a town of about 190.000 on the Danube, close to the Austrian Alps and half-way between Vienna and Salzburg. Further information is available under:
Applications with personal and scientific data and a compact statement about scientific interests and achievements should be sent, preferably by email, to:
Postal address:
Prof. Dr. Karl Kunisch
Institute for Mathematics and Scientific Computing, University of Graz
Heinrichstrasse 36, A-8010 Graz, Austria

The Austrian Academy of Sciences is an equal opportunity employer.

We are approaching interested candidates, prepared to exercise the aforementioned duties for a yearly gross salary of € 45.966,20. Depending on qualification and experience salary can be negotiated.

Job Categories: 
Research institutes
Deadline for Application: 
Sep 30 2012