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University of Graz
Institute of Mathematics and Scientific Computing
Heinrichstrasse 36
8010 Graz

The Institut of Mathematics and Scientific Computing of the University of Graz is looking for an
University Assistant with doctorate
(40 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 6 years; position to be filled as of November 2nd 2021 )

Your duties:
• Research in the field of continuous, infinite-dimensional optimisation (analysis and numerics)
• Collaboration in large-scale projects of the institute; if appropriate, own acquisition of third-party funding
• Conducting courses and examinations, e.g. in the area of optimisation/numerics
• Collaboration in the supervision of students
• Participation in organisational and administrative tasks
• Possibility to work on a relevant habilitation or qualification for professorship

Your profile:
• Completed doctorate in mathematics
• Sound knowledge of infinite-dimensional and/or stochastic/statistical optimisation
• Practical knowledge of the algorithmic implementation of optimisation methods
• Good knowledge of a modern programming language (Python, Julia) (desirable)
• Scientific excellence
• Excellent proficiency in English
• Didactic aptitude for independent teaching
• Ability to communicate and work in a team

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Application Instructions

If you are interested, please submit your application documents (CV, certificates, etc.) before the stated deadline. Make sure to indicate the reference number on your application to:
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