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University Assistant (f/m) with doctorate / tenure track at the Institute of Theoretical and Computational Physics
Published(286 days ago)
Deadline for applications(259 days ago)
Graz University of TechnologyGraz (Österreich)
Institute of Theoretical and Computational Physics
Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Geodesy
A position for a University Assistant with doctorate, with tenure track to a position as
Associate Professor in the area of Theoretical Biophysics/ Biophysical Modelling and
Simulation, is open to be filled. The position, initially restricted to six years and offering a qualification agreement for a tenured position, is 40 hours per week and it is
expected to be filled from March, 1st 2018, at the Institute of Theoretical and Computational
University Assistant with doctorate / tenure track
Required academic qualification:
PhD or equivalent in Theoretical Physics.
The successful candidate should also possess the following qualifications:
Research and teaching experience in theoretical and computational physics, with emphasis on
biological applications. The key research area of the institute for theoretical and computational physics
(https://www.tugraz.at/institute/itpcp/) are quantum mechanical many-body systems in and out of
equilibrium as well as fusions plasma physics. The institute will participate in the university wide LEAD
project Mechanics, Modelling, and Simulation of Aortic Dissection.
The methodical focus lies in statistical and computational physics. The applicant should fit into the
methodological focus of the institute and broaden the application in the direction of classical manybody
systems with biophysical application.
Excellent skills in the English language are expected as well as the willingness to learn the German
The position will involve the following duties: Research in Theoretical Biophysics/Biophysical
Modelling and Simulation, teaching in theoretical and computational physics, cooperation with other
institutes of Graz University of Technology.
Attract external project funding. Establishment and management of a research group.
The position will be paid according to category B1 of the collective agreement for employees of
Austrian universities, stipulating a gross salary of € 4.018,10 (14 x per year).
Graz University of Technology aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore qualified
female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply.
Graz University of Technology actively promotes diversity and equal opportunities. People with
disabilities and who have the relevant qualifications are expressly invited to apply.
Applications with relevant documents (Curriculum vitae (including copies of certificates and
documents) with exposition of the scientific activities in teaching, research and in industry, an English
summary of current research interests and research plans for the immediate future) should be
submitted, by email, to firstname.lastname@example.org and should quote the position identification
Application deadline: Nov, 29th, 2017, 23:59 CET
Position identification number (mandatory): 5150/17/15
Applications including a Curriculum Vitae and further documents should be addressed to the Dean of
the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Geodesy,
O.Univ.-Prof.Dr. Wolfgang ERNST, Petersgasse 16, A-8010, Graz
Applications per e-mail are preferred, please send to email@example.com (please notice:
applications per e-mail will be considered only if they arrive here no later than
Nov, 29th 2017 , 23:59 o’clock
Contact at the Institute:
UP Dipl.-Phys.Dr.rer.nat. Wolfgang von der Linden