Technische Universität Wien, generally referred to as TU Wien, is located in the heart of Europe, a place where one can experience cultural diversity and international life. Research, teaching and learning have been conducted here in the service of progress for 200 years. TU Wien is amongst Europe’s most successful universities of technology and, with over 30,000 students and a staff of about 5,200, is Austria’s largest scientific and engineering research and education institution.
At the Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics
within the Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation
, one of the eight faculties at TU Wien, the position of a University Professor for “Operations Research
” with permanent (full-time) contractual employment
is to be filled as of 01.10.2021.This is a professorship regulated by § 98 of the 2002 Universities Act (UG).
The position as professor for Operations Research has been allocated in TU Wien’s development plan to the Research Focal Areas
on Computational Science and Engineering and Additional Fields of Research. The future incumbent’s field of work should be in the fields of Modelling and Simulation, Fundamental Mathematics Research and Mathematical Methods of Economics.
The Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics
is active in eight research fields
: Risk Management in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Stochastic Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Econometrics and System Theory, Economics, Operations Research and Control Systems (ORCOS), Computational Statistics, Mathematical Stochastics, and Applied Statistics.The applicant is expected
to have outstanding academic credentials and an excellent track record of scientific accomplishments in the field of continuous optimisation, preferably (but not exclusively) focused on optimal control, computational optimisation and their applications in science and technology. The successful candidate will be expected to make a significant contribution to the institute’s research output, to provide leadership for researchers and postgraduate students and to undertake an appropriate teaching load, in particular for students of mathematics. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have the ability and willingness to establish collaborations with institutions working in related fields of research and to those who have a demonstrated ability to attract external project funding.
The duties of a university professor
at TU Wien include, in addition to research, teaching activities
in the bachelor, master and PhD programmes as well as leadership of the research unit ORCOS
, and contribution to the management of the institute and the faculty. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of operations research in German and English.
TU Wien is committed to increase female employment in leading scientific positions. Female candidates are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given when equally qualified.
People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university (contact: [email protected]
Classification in the A1 category of the collective bargaining agreement for employees of universities and a full-time minimum salary of EUR 73.438,4 gross annual
is provided for. A higher salary depending on qualifications and experience is categorically a subject of appointment negotiations.General information can be found at the following links:
Applications in English must include at least the following documents:
We look forward to receiving your complete application documents by 02.07.2020.
- Detailed curriculum vitae (complete with professional and academic background)
- Motivation Letter
- Presentation of previous academic activities including a list of publications, a survey of research and development projects carried out and of funding/grants raised (volume, duration, funding body etc.), editorial and expert work, organized conferences and prices etc.
- Copies of five of the most important publications
- List of lecturing and teaching activities evidenced by a list of the university courses held so far including also a list of supervised scientific works of students (such as bachelor, master theses as well as doctoral theses) and a list of invited lectures
- Research and teaching concept with considerations on the future positioning and further development of the field
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