The Research Unit Mathematical Stochastics (MSTOCH) of the Institute of Statistics and
Mathematical Methods in Economics, TU Wien, invites applications for a postdoctoral assistant
in Probability. The contract is for 6 years.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to conduct a high quality research
program in the fields of Probability Theory and Statistical Mechanics. The selection will be mainly
based on the excellence of previous scientific achievements and on the quality of the scientific
project. The candidate will be also expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the MSTOCH
department, giving support to courses in the Bachelor and/or Master’s programs.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a PhD and have an excellent research and
publication profile in theoretical Probability. Experience in teaching probability courses/tutorials and
in autonomous organisation of exercise sessions and seminars will be appreciated.
Starting date: The starting date is March 2020 or by mutual agreement.
Salary Range: The monthly minimum salary is currently EUR 3.803,90 gross (14x per year, Pay
Grade B1). The contract is for 40hrs/week.
For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Fabio Toninelli,
firstname.lastname@example.org, future head of the MSTOCH research unit starting in March 2020.
Application Information: The application should include the following documents:
• Statement of Interest (Motivationsschreiben),
• Curriculum Vitae,
• PhD Dissertation,
• Research Statement,
• Copies of academic credentials (with translation if not in English or German),
• Contact information of two referees or two reference letters
(Candidates can request their two referees send their letters directly to the same email
address below, including the applicant’s name in the file name)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
Please send your application documents as a single PDF file via e-mail to
email@example.com including a brief cover letter in the main body of the email and
subject: Application for MSTOCH postdoc.