13/06/2017

Up to 4 Senior Scientists without Doctoral Degree (f/m)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
    Mathematics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    12/07/2017 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Klagenfurt
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2017
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    343/17

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt is establishing a Karl Popper Kolleg (graduate school) entitled ”Modelling - Analysis - Simulation - Optimization of Discrete, Continuous, and Stochastic Systems with Applications in Business and Economics“. Therefore, in compliance with § 107 para. 1 Universities Act 2002, the following open positions are announced:

Up to 4 Senior Scientists without Doctoral Degree (f/m)

These are 75 % employment positions (30 hours per week; Uni-KV: B1 – cf. https://uniko.ac.at/modules/download.php?key=10916_DE_O&f=1&jt=7906&cs=66A9), limited to 36 months. The minimum gross monthly salary amounts to € 2.048,30 (14 times per year) and can increase in accordance with the provisions of the collective agreement in the case of consideration of previous occupational experience. Expected starting

date is 1st October, 2017.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • research and scientific qualification within the above mentioned Karl Popper Kolleg with the goal of a PhD thesis,
  • conceptual and administrative involvement in conferences and third party funding proposals,
  • presentation of scientific results in publications and at conferences.

Required qualifications:

  • master or diploma degree in (technical) mathematics or an economic discipline with mathematical specialization or engineering or natural sciences with focus on mathematics and economics; completed by 30th September, 2017.

Desired qualifications:

  • good knowledge in as many as possible of the research areas of the KPK:

˗ analysis of stochastic systems,

˗ Bayesian spatial-temporal prediction and design,

˗ decentralized decision-making in organizations,

˗ econometric models,

˗ incentive problems,

˗ macroeconomic policy making,

˗ management control systems,

˗ mechanism and market design,

˗ nonlinear and combinatorial optimization,

˗ optimization and analysis of discrete structures,

˗ parameter identification,

˗ qualitative and numerical analysis of dynamic systems,

˗ regularization methods;

  • communication and presentation skills,
  • dedication to interdisciplinary problems,
  • subject-specific international experience,
  • good written and spoken English skills.

The position is aimed at the scientific training of graduates of a diploma or master program with the goal of a PhD thesis in science and engineering or in social sciences and economics. Applications from persons already holding such a degree can therefore not be taken into account.

Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt seeks to increase the ratio of women in scientific positions and therefore encourages qualified female candidates to apply. Among equally qualified applicants, women will receive preferential consideration.

People with disabilities or chronic diseases, who fulfil the requirements, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted with the usual documents (application letter, CV, master/diploma thesis, certificates and supporting documents) no later than 12th July, 2017 mentioning the code 343/17 to Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt, recruitment office. Applications can only be submitted online via www.aau.at/obf.

General information for applicants is available on www.aau.at/jobs/information.

 

More information on the Karl Popper Kolleg can be found on https://www.aau.at/forschung/forschungsprofil/karl-popper-kolleg/mansio/ or is provided by

Prof Dr Reinhard Neck, Tel. +43(0)463/2700-4121, Reinhard.Neck@aau.at or

Prof Dr Barbara Kaltenbacher, Tel. +43(0)463/2700-3120, Barbara.Kaltenbacher@aau.at.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview. Travel and accommodation costs incurred during the application procedure cannot be reimbursed.

 

More Information

Eligibility criteria

The position is aimed at the scientific training of graduates of a diploma or master program with the goal of a PhD thesis in science and engineering or in social sciences and economics. Applications from persons already holding such a degree can therefore not be taken into account.

Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt seeks to increase the ratio of women in scientific positions and therefore encourages qualified female candidates to apply. Among equally qualified applicants, women will receive preferential consideration.

People with disabilities or chronic diseases, who fulfil the requirements, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Selection process

Applications should be submitted with the usual documents (application letter, CV, master/diploma thesis, certificates and supporting documents) no later than 12th July, 2017 mentioning the code 343/17 to Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt, recruitment office. Applications can only be submitted online via www.aau.at/obf.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview. Travel and accommodation costs incurred during the application procedure cannot be reimbursed.

Web site for additional job details

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    All: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Required qualifications:

Master or diploma degree in (technical) mathematics or an economic discipline with mathematical specialization or engineering or natural sciences with focus on mathematics and economics; completed by 30th September, 2017.

Specific Requirements

Desired qualifications:

  • good knowledge in as many as possible of the research areas of the KPK:

˗ analysis of stochastic systems,

˗ Bayesian spatial-temporal prediction and design,

˗ decentralized decision-making in organizations,

˗ econometric models,

˗ incentive problems,

˗ macroeconomic policy making,

˗ management control systems,

˗ mechanism and market design,

˗ nonlinear and combinatorial optimization,

˗ optimization and analysis of discrete structures,

˗ parameter identification,

˗ qualitative and numerical analysis of dynamic systems,

˗ regularization methods;

  • communication and presentation skills,
  • dedication to interdisciplinary problems,
  • subject-specific international experience,
  • good written and spoken English skills.

Work location(s)
4 position(s) available at
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Austria
Carinthia
Klagenfurt
9020
Universitätsstraße 65-67

EURAXESS offer ID: 224386

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