Assistant Professor - Algorithms

School/Institution:The University of Vienna, Austria, Vienna 

Discipline: Algorithms

Employment Type:Full-time


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University Assistant Professor at the Research Group Theory and Applications of Algorithms

Reference number: 9906

The position is meant to provide young scientists with PhD with support to broaden and deepen his or her research agenda. Employment (20hrs/week) is based on a 3-year contract. To receive full consideration, applications must include vita, transcripts and a research statement.

Extent of Employment: 20 hours/week

Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:

Participation in research, teaching and administration

  1. Participation in research projects
  2. (International) publishing and presentation activities
  3. Project application and (external) fundraising
  4. Preparation / Finalization of a (publishable) habilitation
  5. Holding classes due to extent regulations of wage agreement
  6. Examination activities
  7. Support of students
  8. Participation in evaluation activites and in quality assurance
  9. Particiption in administration of the research group and the department


PhD in the field Mathematics or Computer Science / with focus on design and analysis of graph algorithms, specifically data stream algorithms

  • Professional competence
  • Knowledge of principles of teaching
  • High command of written and oral language
  • Foreign language: English
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Experience in teaching / experience in e-learning
  • Experience in knowledge management
  • Experience in (external) fundraising
  • Knowledge of university structures and processes

Your application should include the following documents:

  • Scientific CV
  • List of publications
  • Research statement
  • Name of two references

Research fields:

Main research field: Computer Sciences

Special research fields: Theoretical computer science

Importance: MUST


Educational institution: University

Educational level: Mathematics, Computer Sciences

Importance: MUST


Language: English, German

Language level: Excellent knowledge

Importance: MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 25.08.2019, mentioning reference number 9906.

For further information please contact Henzinger, Monika +43-1-4277-78310.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

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