Tenure-Track Professorship for Mathematical Biology

Apply by 10 January, 2022

We are looking for a scientist with a strong record in developing and applying mathematical methods for problems from biology and/or medicine. S/he has established collaborations with empirical research groups and a successful history of procuring third-party funding. Examples of  desired research areas are population genetics, genomics (or other -omics), ecology, epidemiology, human behavior, or cancer biology.

The University of Vienna offers a dynamic research environment and attractive working conditions in a city with an outstanding quality of life. The Faculty of Mathematics belongs to the leading mathematics departments in Europe. Biomathematics is one of its focal research fields and a designated area of specialization in its Master program. Possibilities for interdisciplinary research and cooperation in quantitative biology, genomics, evolution and ecology, and related fields are abundant at the University of Vienna and at other research institutions, with highly active  groups in particular at the IST Austria, the Gregor-Mendel Institute, and the Veterinary Medical University of Vienna (see also www.evolvienna.at, www.popgen-vienna.at).

We expect the position holder to conduct top-level research, to create an internationally visible group, and to be enthusiastic for excellent teaching and supervision at all levels. Details for the application process are available online:


The application deadline is Jan. 10th, 2022. Informal inquiries can also be directed to Dr. Joachim Hermisson (joachim.hermisson@univie.ac.at)

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