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PhD Position

Applied Mathematics
Johannes Kepler University Linz


The Institute of Applied Geometry (www.ag.jku.at) at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, announces the opening of a PhD position (fixed-term contract with a duration of 3 years) within the research project P 30926 by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, entitled “Weak and approximate C1-smoothness in isogeometric analysis”.


We encourage candidates with a background in computational or applied mathematics to apply. Expertise on numerical analysis and/or geometric modeling as well as programming experience are particularly welcome.


The tasks include performing creative research, both independently and within a group, development and implementation of methods, as well as following the PhD curriculum at JKU. Our working language is English.


A master’s degree (or equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field is required. The degree has to be obtained before the start of the contract (scheduled to be in Summer/Fall 2018). We offer a yearly gross salary of EUR 29,573.60 (working time 30 hours/week), conforming with the standard rates of the FWF for doctoral candidates.


For more information please contact Dr. Thomas Takacs (thomas.takacs(at)jku.at).


Please apply in English and include:


* Application letter

* CV

* electronic version of master’s thesis (if possible) - or - title and short description of thesis


Send your application to Dr. Thomas Takacs, either electronically (preferably) or in printed form.


Johannes Kepler University (www.jku.at) offers an excellent research and study environment. The city of Linz, with approx. 200,000 inhabitants, provides a high standard of living. It is located at the Danube, close to the Austrian Alps and half-way between Vienna and Salzburg.


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


Name: Thomas Takacs

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