Assistant Professorship (M_F) - Tenure Track, Gravity And Holography

Universities and Institutes of Austria

Austria

October 28, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Technische Universität Wien
  • Research Field: Physics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 28/10/2021 22:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Austria › Vienna
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/12/2021
  • Reference Number: 165720
  • TU Wien is Austria's largest institution of research and higher education in the fields of technology and natural sciences. With over 26,000 students and more than 4000 scientists, research, teaching and learning dedicated to the advancement of science and technology have been conducted here for more than 200 years, guided by the motto "Technology for People". As a driver of innovation, TU Wien fosters close collaboration with business and industry and contributes to the prosperity of society.

    Announcement of an Opening at the Institute for Theoretical Physics , Faculty of Physics at Technische Universitaet Wien (Vienna University of Technology) for an Assistant Professorship (mf) Tenure Track - Gravity and Holography in form of an initially fixed-term (6 years) tenure track full-time position starting from 01.12.2021. The candidate and TU Wien can agree on a tenure evaluation. When positive, the position is changed to an Associate Professor (mf) with an unlimited contract.

    Tasks:
  • The Faculty of Physics invites applications for an Assistant Professorship (tenure track) in Gravity and Holography with focus on applications of the holographic principle to black hole physics and flat space holography. Synergies with as well as complimentarity to ongoing theoretical research activities at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the TU Wien (www. itp.tuwien.ac.at), with related scientific groups of other faculties of the TU Wien and of other universities in Vienna are expected. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated an active role in international theoretical physics collaborations. An adequate contribution to teaching and mentoring activities within the Faculty of Physics is expected
  • We look forward to receiving your application until 28.10.2021.

    Please note (!) The application must contain the following application documents:

  • Scientific CV (2 pages)
  • Motivation Letter incl. 3 contact addresses for letters of recommendation
  • Listing of teaching activities
  • Research statement
  • Certificate of doctoral and diploma degree (copies)
  • List of publications
  • If available, supporting documents such as international evaluations of scientific projects with the applicant as Principal Investigator can be submitted as attachments
  • If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us Carmen Keck T: +43 1 588 01 406201 Here you can find also relevant information about the application process.

    Furthermore, please note that applicants will not normally be reimbursed for travel costs incurred in connection with this admission process.

    Benefits We offer:
  • Excellent working conditions in an attractive research environment
  • Attractive salary, a company pension scheme additional to the national social insurance, other additional benefits (see also: Fringe-Benefit Catalogue of TU Wien)
  • A cooperative environment in a city with an extraordinary high quality of life
  • TU Wien is committed to increasing the proportion of women in particular in leadership positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to women when equally qualified, unless reasons specific to a male applicant tilt the balance in his favour.

    People with special needs are equally encouraged to apply. In case of any questions, please contact the confidant for disabled persons at the university, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter.

    The employment starts as University Assistant with a minimum salary of EUR 3,945.90 gross (14 x per year) according to the collective bargaining agreement for a PostDoc. After signing the qualification agreement, the employment continues as Assistant Professor with a minimum salary of EUR 4,666.30 gross (14 x per year).

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications Your profile:
  • The successful candidate is expected to be an internationally recognized scientist with a PhD in theoretical physics and an excellent track record, as documented by scientific contributions published in high-ranking international journals
  • We expect the candidate to have demonstrated the ability to acquire third- party funding through highly competitive funding programs (such as the ERC- or the START-program)
  • Experience in academic teaching
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Technische Universität Wien
  • Department: Faculty of Physics
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www. physik.tuwien.ac.at/
  • Country: Austria
  • City: Vienna
  • Street: Wiedner Hauptstraße 8-10
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