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Postdoc or PhD position at the University of Vienna

created by piovano on 24 Apr 2019

Deadline: 23 may 2019

Applications are invited for a Postdoc or a PhD-student position at the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Vienna in the group on Variational Methods and Applications led by Paolo Piovano (see The position is funded through the WWTF project MOdeling and DEsign of epitaxially strained NAnoislands (MODENA) and the FWF Stand-Alone Project Optimal Shapes of Crystal Interfaces (OSCI).

The postdoc appointment is limited to a year and a half with flexible starting date, while the PhD position is associated with the enrollment in the PhD program in Mathematics at the University of Vienna for 3 years and should start by September 1st, 2019. Both appointments include no teaching load and their salaries will be in line with the standard personnel costs from FWF (

Applicants for the postdoc position must have (or be close to obtain) a PhD, while applicants for the PhD-student position must have (or be close to obtain) a Master. Interested candidates are requested to send by May 23th, 2019 to the following documentation: a detailed CV with the list of publications, a statement regarding their research interests, and the names (with full contact details) of at least two references. Informal enquiries can be directed to the same email address.

The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women in its faculty, and therefore specifically invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants women will receive preferential consideration.

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