University Assistant (post doc) at the Gravitational Physics
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 16.08.2022 of a
University Assistant (post doc)
at the Gravitational Physics
Reference number: 13204
The Gravitational Physics group of the Department of Physics of University of Vienna (see http://gravity.univie.ac.at/) is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position (Universitaetsassistent/in in the field of mathematical general relativity or in theoretical aspects of the interface between gravitation and quantum mechanics.
The appointment will be for three years, according to previous experience.
The employment will start in the fall of 2022, possibly a few months later if more convenient for the chosen candidate. The list of members of the group at the start of the appointment, including scientifically active retired members, will include Peter Aichelburg, Robert Beig, Piotr Chrusciel, Wan Cong, Mateja Gosenca, David Fajman, Maciej Maliborski, Marius Oancea and Walter Simon.
The yearly teaching load averaged over
two semesters is four hours/week, in English or in German. The candidate will not teach more than six hours a week in any given semester in any case.
In addition of teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement, active participation in research, teaching and administration is expected. This involves:
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures
- Developing and strengthening an independent research profile
Excellent command of written and spoken English is expected. The candidate will have a Doctoral degree or a PhD degree in theoretical Physics.
The candidate will provide
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Names of three senior scientists who will send or email their letters of recommendation before July 6,2022, to Mrs Karin Picek,Gravitational Physics, Faculty of Physics, Boltzmanngasse 5/5/3521, 1090 Vienna, Austria.
Further enquiries can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Main research field
Special research fields
Theory of relativity
Physics, Mechanics, Astronomy
Theory of relativity
Very good knowledge
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be sumbitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (
http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 05.07.2022, mentioning reference number 13204.
For further information please contact Chrusciel, Piotr T. +43-1-4277-51556.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (
http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.