PhD Positions in Linz, Austria


PhD Position (f/m)
in the Group “Computational Methods for Direct Field Problems"

At the Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz, Austria, the PI of the project “Discontinuous Galerkin Domain Decomposition Methods in Isogeometric Analysis” that is part of the National Research Network (NRN) “Geometry and Simulation” supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) under the grand NRN S117 is searching a PhD student with a strong background in computational methods for partial differential equations, numerical analysis, software development and scientific computing. More information about the National Research Network “Geometry and Simulation” can be found on the NRN web page

A diploma or master in mathematics or a closely related field is required. The working language is English. For more information contact Prof. Dr. Ulrich Langer at

RICAM went into operation on January 1, 2003 and has built research groups in eight areas:

  • Analysis in Partial Differential Equations
  • Computational Methods for Direct Field Problems
  • Inverse Problems
  • Mathematical Imaging
  • Mathematical Methods in Molecular and Systems Biology
  • Optimization and Optimal Control
  • Symbolic Computation
  • Transfer Group

The Institute is housed on the campus of the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, a town of about 190.000 on the Danube, close to the Austrian Alps and half-way between Vienna and Salzburg. Further information is available under

Applications with personal and scientific data and a compact statement about scientific interests and achievements should be sent, by May 31,2014, preferably by email, to:

Postal address:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Langer
Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM)
Austrian Academy of Sciences (AAS)
Altenberger Str. 69, A-4040 Linz, Austria

We are approaching interested candidates, prepared to exercise the aforementioned duties for a yearly gross salary of 27.956,60 Euro for 30 hours per week.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences is an equal opportunity employer.



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