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Tenure-Track Postion for Insurance Mathematics and Mathematical Modelling in Economics.

In accordance with the collective agreement for employees, the “Institute of Financial Mathematics and Applied Number Theory” at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences announces an opening for a Tenure Track position “Insurance Mathematics and Mathematical Modelling in Economics” at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. The candidate must hold a Doctorate/PhD degree.

In accordance with the collective agreement for employees and the Austrian Universities Act, the Institute of Financial Mathematics and Applied Number Theory at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences announces an opening for a six-year Tenure Track position at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. The candidate must hold a Doctorate/PhD degree.

The position is aimed at highly qualified junior researchers who specialize and hold a Doctorate/PhD in a field corresponding to the topics in the area of Insurance Mathematics and Mathematical Modelling in Economics. The position an optional qualification agreement that – upon the successful completion of the requirements as outlined in the agreement - may result in a permanent position as Associate Professor (§ 99 Sec. 5 and 6 of the Universities Act). There is an opportunity to pursue an appointment as a University Professor in a simplified procedure (§99, Sec. 4 Universities Act).

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Contact

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Larcher
mail: Gerhard.Larcher@jku.at
Ph.: 0043 732 2468 4031

Employment Terms

Initially limited to a 6-year period; prospect of a permanent position (§ 99 Austrian Universities Act)

Application Deadline

February 27, 2019

The successful candidate should have an outstanding academic track record after completing his/her Doctorate/PhD (completed no longer than 15 years ago), demonstrating excellence in academic publishing, and possessing expertise teaching university-level courses. Please see the job description at www.jku.at/tenuretrack for detailed information regarding the strategic research direction and focus, the type of research expected, the teaching requirements, the required professional experience, the most significant qualification objectives to be met as part of the position, essential information about the existing research infrastructure, as well as other requirements specific to the position.

The minimum annual gross salary in accordance with the collective agreement of 2018 is EUR 51,955.40. Once the qualification agreement has been signed, the minimum annual gross salary will be EUR 61,441.80.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Gerhard Larcher, Institute for Financial Mathematics and Applied Number Theory at the JKU Linz, E-mail: Gerhard.Larcher@jku.at  or Ph.: 0043 732 2468 4031.

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications from women. If applicants are equally qualified, women will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified candidates with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

In compliance with a three-week application period, prospective candidates interested in this multifaceted position are invited to submit their application to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University by February 27, 2019 at the latest. We look forward to electronically receiving your application in German or English via https://forms.jku.at/pm/tenuretrack?lang=en.

Please attach the following documents with your application:

  • A cover letter including an account of your intent and qualifications for the position,
  • A current CV,
  • A list of publications,
  • Three full-text publications you consider to be most important,
  • An abstract of your doctoral dissertation,
  • A list of all previously held university-level courses and lectures (including evaluation results, if available),
  • A list of graduate-level theses you have (co-)supervised,
  • A list of former research projects and collaboration efforts,
  • A list of previous professional experiences related to your research and teaching activities,
  • A summary of planned projects and objectives in research and teaching.