Professor Walter Schachermayer at the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Vienna is looking for outstanding young researchers from abroad to set-up and manage an independent research group as part of the Vienna Science and Technology Fund’s VRG Call 2017 – „ Mathematics and…”.
Applications are sought from researchers who have completed their PhD two to eight years ago and will have an excellent publication record as well as high potential in the field of Mathematical Finance.
The applicant should also provide strong evidence of their potential to make a significant contribution to their particular research field. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply.
The selected candidate will, together with Professor Walter Schachermayer as a proponent, prepare the proposal for submission to the WWTF.
In the case of a successful funding decision, the research group will be financed for 6-8 years, with up to 1.6 million EUR being provided by the WWTF, supplemented by an additional contribution from the University itself. After a successful interim evaluation, the University of Vienna will offer the group leader a tenure-track position.
Application procedure:

  • Interested PostDoc candidates should get in touch with Professor Walter Schachermayer and briefly outline their intended research project.
  • Please send your CV with publication list, list of research projects, teaching activities (evaluations, if available) and supervised PhD students to by no later than 30th April 2017.

Prof. Walter Schachermayer
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