Scientific Staff at The Faculty of Mathematics, the University of Vienna


The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Vienna is the largest Austrian institution of mathematical research and tertiary education in the mathematical sciences. It consists of active research groups in a wide range of fields, starting from logical foundations, bridging all classical core subjects, and up to concrete applications in industry.
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship in the FWF Project “Nonstandard methods for Ramsey theory” (webpage:
The PostDoc will work in this project for 18 months.
The deadline for applications is 30 April 2018 but may be extended. This means that we will not take decisions before 1st May 2018 and will continue searching thereafter, should it be necessary, until the position is filled.
The winning applicant is expected to start working on the project not later than the 1st of June 2018 (a short delay might be allowed for exceptional reasons).
The salary will be offered in accordance with the guidelines prescribed by the FWF. Additional infos can be found at the following link:

Duration of employment: 1 year/s
Duration of employment: 6 month/s
Extent of Employment: 40 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:
The position is part of the research Stand-Alone FWF project P30821, “Nonstandard methods for Ramsey theory” (, lead by Lorenzo Luperi Baglini.

The candidate is expected to work in strict contact with the project leader on themes relevant for the project. Moreover, he/she will be expected to develop independent research in Ramsey theory, in particular concerning problems related with the partition regularity of polynomials and algebraical configurations.
There are no teaching duties.

A completed PhD or Doctorate in mathematics or a similar qualification is required for all candidates.

Some knowledge in combinatorial number theory, or in at least one between Ramsey theory, nonstandard analysis and number theory, is preferred.

Applications should include:

– a letter of motivation;

– an academic cv listing all submissions/publications (if any; preprints will be considered only if they are freely available online);

– name of at least one reference;

– a letter of reference (preferred, but not necessary)

All applications should be submitted electronically to before the ***30th of April 2018***

For further information please contact PhD Lorenzo Luperi Baglini via email (

Research fields:

Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Mathematical logic ;Combinatorics;Number theory CAN


Language level Importance
Excellent knowledge MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 30.04.2018, mentioning reference number 8317.

For further information please contact Luperi Baglini, Lorenzo +43-1-4277-50728. 

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( 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: 8317

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