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FWF Postdoctoral Research Assistant

The Research Unit Operations Research and Control Systems (ORCOS), Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation, TU Wien, invites applications for a

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

position beginning in November-December, 2018.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will conduct research in the field of continuous optimization and optimal control. The research is expected to result in publications in high-level journals.

The contract is for a 40h/week employment for a period of 2 years. The monthly salary is currently (in accordance with FWF) EUR 3.711,10 gross (14 times per year).
The successful candidate will have a PhD degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. Knowledge in optimal control, optimization, nonsmooth and variational analysis, and experience in programming with Matlab will be advantageous, although not necessary.  

Application Information: The application should include the following documents:

  • Statement of Research Interests,
  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Copies of academic credentials (with translation if not in English or German),
  • Contact information to a person (former supervisor) who may give a recommendation.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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Please send your application documents as a single PDF file via e-mail to, including a brief cover letter in the main body of the email and subject: Application for FWF postdoc position.

For further information, please contact the project secretary, M. Kainerstorfer ( or the project leader, Prof. V. Veliov (


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