5 PhD positions and 4 PostDocs positions

University of Vienna | Vienna


In the research project at the University of Vienna (PIs Michael Kunzinger, Raquel Perales, Chiara Rigoni, Clemens Sämann, Roland Steinbauer) A new Geometry for Einstein’s Theory of Relativity and beyond at the intersection of Lorentzian geometry, General Relativity, Metric geometry and Optimal Transport, a call for PhD-students and PostDocs is now open: up to five PhD positions up to four PostDoc positions The project received major funding by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) in the framework of its “Emerging Fields” program (see https://ef-geometry.univie.ac.at). In particular, we are expecting to fill up to five Ph.D. positions, each for a duration of three years, and up to four PostDoc positions, each for a duration of two years, with a possible renewal for another year, all starting from fall 2024 (October or later). We are looking for exceptional candidates with a strong background in at least one, preferably several, of the following fields: Riemannian/Lorentzian geometry, functional analysis and measure theory, optimal transport, metric geometry, calculus of variations, geometric analysis, mathematical General Relativity.

Last updated: 6 June 2024

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