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University Assistant (post doc) at the Physics of Functional Materials

9 days ago | Closing on Jun 04
University of Vienna
University Assistant (post doc) at the Physics of Functional Materials
University of Vienna
The University of Vienna was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365. It is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe.
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Published: 9 days ago
Application deadline: Jun 04
Location: Vienna, Austria
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University Assistant (post doc) at the Physics of Functional Materials


The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 15.06.2018 of a

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Physics of Functional Materials
to 14.06.2022.


Reference number: 8619

The Physics of Functional Material Group at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Vienna investigates magnetic, ferroelectric, piezoelectric materials by means of experiments, simulations and theoretical models and focuses on both fundamental research as well as applications. We aim to exploit the material properties for real live applications like neutron diffraction gratings, magnetic sensors and storage applications.

In order to extend our team in research and teaching, we are looking for an interested part time post-doc assistant for 20 h/week.




Duration of employment: 4 year/s

Extent of Employment: 20.0 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
- Participation in research in the field of magnetic structures with particular focus on numerical methods
- Development and modification of our finite element software for magnetic and spin-transport simulations
- Participation in research in the field of magnetic simulations with boundary element methods in the field of magnetic sensors
- Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration


Profile:
- Professional expertise: Knowledge in computational physics in particular magnetic materials
- Knowledge and experience in implementation of boundary element methods
- Knowledge and experience in implementation of finite element methods
- Very good programming skills (including Python and C++)
- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- Ability to work in a team



- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working on research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
- International presentation experience.


Desirable qualifications are:
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience of supervising students.
Application documents:
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference.



Research fields:

Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Physics, Astronomy
Materials physics MUST
  


Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be sumbitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 04.06.2018, mentioning reference number 8619.

For further information please contact Süss, Dieter +43-1-4277-72730.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 8619
E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

 

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