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University of Graz, Austria
Mathematics and Scientific Computing
Universitätsplatz 3
8010 Graz

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The Institute of Mathematics and Scientific Computing is looking for a

(Senior) Scientist for mathematical IT support (m/f/d)

40 hours a week

expected employment for the period of 6 years with an objective agreement

position to be filled as of now

 Career objective: Permanent employment as Senior Scientist.

Your duties

  • Contributions to the management and development of in-house mathematical and interdisciplinary research software including the required third-party software (e.g., establishing usability for students, researchers and external partners, involvement in documentation and scientific publications)
  • Collaboration at the institute to meet software development demands in scientific projects (e.g., improvement of internal codes through profiling, analysis and optimization of algorithms with regard to complexity, data transfer and parallelization)
  • Independent teaching in applied mathematics, e.g., in the field of data science
  • Participation in organizational, administrative and data management tasks

Your Profile

  • Doctoral degree in a mathematical, computer science or related field of study
  • Advanced knowledge in the mathematical foundations of numerical algorithms and scientific computing
  • Very good practical programming skills in C++ or Python
  • Knowledge in modern programming languages, parallelization as well as the development of software packages, graphical user interfaces, web applications and interfaces to commercial software (desirable)
  • Competencies in an additional related field of study in mathematics, computer science or in the natural sciences (desirable)
  • Ability to integrate into the institute's research and application profile, and to establish connections to interdisciplinary cooperation partners as well as the Idea_Lab
  • Ability to teach courses in applied mathematics
  • Very good English language skills, ability to communicate in German language
  • Ability to work in a team, to organize and to communicate

Our Offer


Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement): B1

Minimum Salary

The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according to the classification scheme is EUR 4.061,50 gross/month (for full-time employment). This minimum salary may be higher due to previous employment periods eligible for inclusion and other earnings and remunerations.

We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. Take advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.

Application deadline: 06.04.2022

The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women in particular in management and faculty positions and therefore encourages qualified women to apply.

Especially with regard to academic staff, we welcome applications from persons with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised position.

Applicants with proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be given preference if equally qualified. For further information, please refer to our general application regulations .

For further information or questions, please contact:

Kristian Bredies

Please note that in order to comply with the applicable data protection regulations, we can only accept applications via our web-based applicant tool for this vacant position.

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Contact Person
Prof. Kristian Bredies