Financial and Actuarial Mathematics  
at Vienna University of Technology, Austria  



The Institute for Statistics and Mathematics at Vienna University of Economics and Business is currently inviting applications for a fulltime

Assistant Professor

non-tenure track position (post-doc, employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff - Angestellte/r gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten; gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year: € 3,590.70). This employee position will be limited to a period of 3 years, starting on May 01, 2016 (commencement date subject to change).

Please note that under the terms of the WU personnel development plan, the position of Assistant Professor, non-tenure track, is limited to an employment period of not more than six years. Applicants who are already employed at WU as substitute employees can therefore only be employed for the time remaining to complete the six-year period. Persons who have already been employed at WU in an Assistant Professor, non-tenure track position cannot be re-employed in this position at WU (except as a substitute employee) due to legal restrictions.


  • Contributing to research projects in the area of Financial Mathematics, Stochastics, or Optimization in the research group of Prof. Birgit Rudloff (brudloff@wu.ac.at). Possible topics include, but are not limited to, systemic risk and systemic risk measures, (multivariate) risk measures, optimization with applications in Finance and Economics including set- or vector optimization.
  • Contributing to organisational and administrative tasks.
  • Providing teaching assistance, and holding courses and examinations (Teaching load of four hours/week each semester).

Your Profile:

  • PhD in Financial mathematics or applied mathematics or, alternatively, in quantitative finance or quantitative economics and a strong mathematical background.
  • Good background in Financial mathematics and stochastics or optimization.
  • German language skills are not a prerequisite. Good programming skills can be an advantage.

We offer a stimulating interdisciplinary research environment in an attractive city. For further information contact Prof. Birgit Rudloff (brudloff@wu.ac.at) or visit http://www.wu.ac.at/statmath/faculty-staff/faculty/birgit-rudloff/

Reference Number: 3031

Application materials can be submitted online until March 09, 2016.

Apply here:
https://bach.wu.ac.at/z/va/aac/er_admin/form_en_html?aussc=3031&txt=Assistant Professor non-tenure track

Travel and lodging expenses:
We regret that WU cannot reimburse applicants for travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the selection and/or hiring process.

Equal opportunities:
WU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to increase the number of its female faculty and staff members, especially in management positions. Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference. WU has an Equal Opportunities Working Group (information in German).

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