Post Doctoral Position in Mathematics
Austrian Academy of Sciences
We announce the opening of one Post Doctoral position in Mathematics, in the research project „Approximation of Integrals and Functions by New Types of Quasi-Monte Carlo Algorithms“, funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), embedded into the Special Research Program „Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods: Theory and Applications“.
The research project is led by Peter Kritzer, and is carried out at the Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Linz, Austria. The successful applicant will work in a cluster of research groups on the topics of QuasiMonte Carlo Algorithms, Numerical Analysis, Multivariate Algorithms, Uniform Distribution Theory, and their applications.
The position is advertised for six months with a negotiable start date, but ending not later than January 31, 2018. In a second phase, depending on the performance of the successful applicant, the positions might be extended beyond January 2018, subject to approval by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).
Completed PhD degree in mathematics or a closely related field with strong background in mathematics; experience in publication and presentation of scientific results. Preference is given to candidates with solid knowledge in at least one of the following fields: number theory, numerical analysis, scientific computing, or functional analysis. We are looking for talented and self-motivated applicants with good command of English and the capacity for teamwork.