Tenure-Track Professor in the field of Mathematics of Data Science

Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Vienna | Austria


The position We are seeking an outstanding early career scientist with a strong scientific background in the mathematics of data science. Candidates should demonstrate expertise in developing mathematical methods tailored for data science and possess the ability to apply these methods to solve practical problems effectively. The Faculty of Mathematics is characterized by the breadth of represented subjects, offering numerous opportunities for collaboration. The Tenure Track professorship will be affiliated with the Faculty’s Key Research Area “Computational Mathematics and Data Science” (https://mathematik.univie.ac.at/forschung/computational-mathematics-and-data-science-comada/). Within this focus area, there is expertise in fields relevant for the position, such as machine learning, neural networks, optimization, applied harmonic analysis, inverse problems, and quantum information. The position also serves as a pivotal connection between the Faculty of Mathematics and the Research Network “Data Science @ Uni Vienna” (https://datascience.univie.ac.at/). The successful candidate will collaborate with scientists at the University of Vienna engaged in the fundamentals and applications of data science. Your academic profile: Doctoral degree/PhD Two years of international research experience during or after doctoral studies Outstanding research achievements, excellent publication and funding record, international reputation Gender and diversity competence Experience in designing of and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups and acquire third-party funding Enthusiasm for excellent teaching and supervision at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level We expect the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor's programmes and for participation in university committees. We offer: the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor; the initial contract as Assistant Professor is limited to six years, after positive evaluation of a qualification agreement the contract becomes permanent as Associate Professor; Associate Professors can be promoted to Full Professor through an internal competitive procedure. a dynamic research environment a wide range of research and teaching support services attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life an attractive salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff (level A2) and an organisational retirement plan Application documents: Letter of motivation Academic curriculum vitae education and training (PhD Certificate, PDF) positions held to date relevant parental, family or other care times awards and honors commissions of trust previous and current cooperation partners complete list of acquired third-party funding and, if applicable, of inventions/patents list of most important scientific talks (max. 10) teaching and mentoring supervision experience (Master and PhD), if applicable List of publications link to your own publicly accessible ORCID record, with a complete and current publication list three key publications as electronic full text version (PDF, max 30 MB) Research statement most important research achievements (max. 2 pages) and planned future research activities (max. 4 pages) synopsis of three key publications with relevance to the position advertised publication strategy Teaching and supervision statement teaching and supervision concept, including a description of the previous and planned priorities in academic teaching and supervision (max. 2 pages) teaching evaluations (if available, PDF) If you have any questions, please contact: tenuretrack.personal@univie.ac.at Only applications submitted through the link below will be considered. We look forward to new personalities in our team! The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity. We lay special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions among the academic and general university staff and therefore expressly encourage qualified women to apply. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates. University of Vienna. Space for personalities. Since 1365. Data protection ​Application deadline: 04/15/2024 Reference no.: 2182

Last updated: 5 March 2024

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