Postdoctorate / PhD Thesis

Currently we offer the following positions.


PD opening - 3 year position in Network Medicine: data analytics in healthcare and medicine

We search for: Excellent young scientists with a PhD or equivalent in (theoretical or computational) physics, mathematics, computer science, or related fields. The candidate must have experience in large network analysis and interest in mathematical/theoretical aspects of network science. The candidate must have a critical, open-minded and collaborative spirit.

We offer: A fully funded 3-year postdoctoral position in an internationally renowned research group located in Vienna, Austria. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in the seminal field of big data analytics with direct applications to health and medicine. You will work closely with researchers at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna.

Your profile: You should have some research experience after completion of your PhD degree or equivalent; you must be proficient in the English language both written and spoken. We expect you to have the proven ability to independently carry out data-intensive research in network analysis (applications in healthcare or biomedical research are a plus) as exemplified by a number of high-quality publications that showcase your strong programming and mathematical skills.

Application: Candidates send their application material to cosy@meduniwien.ac.at with the subject line: “PD Application Network Medicine”. Application material includes a CV, list of publications, a detailed research statement (why do you think you are an excellent candidate, what are your visions for your future scientific work), and any additional material showing your mathematical excellence, computational skills, and creativity. Please, also include names and full contact addresses of at least two individuals that are willing to write a letter of reference for you.

Application Deadline: The call remains open until the position is filled.

We are: The Section for Science of Complex Systems is a world-leading research group working in the theoretical foundations of complexity and its applications for science and society. We are part of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, a recently established center that seeks to become the focal point of complexity science in Europe. We seek to provide an exciting, creative environment free of bureaucratic constraints for open-minded visionaries who are brave enough to step out of mainstream science. Please, have a look at our websites:

http://www.complex-systems.meduniwien.ac.at/about/

https://www.csh.ac.at

Contact: Anita Wanjek

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3-year PhD position: Statistical network and data analysis in healthcare

We search for: Excellent young scientists with a master’s degree or equivalent in statistics, physics, mathematics, computer science, or related fields. Ideally, you already have experience in working with health registry data and are eager to extend your knowledge in network analysis, data mining, and machine learning. The candidate must have a critical, open-minded and collaborative spirit.

We offer: A fully funded 3-year PhD position in an internationally renowned research group located in Vienna, Austria. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden to develop and apply novel statistical data analysis techniques to improve our understanding of mental health of refugees based on extensive registry data.

Your profile: You should have collected relevant research experience during the completion of your Master Thesis or equivalent; you must be proficient in English both written and spoken. We expect you to have the proven ability to independently carry out data-intensive research in epidemiological or clinical research as exemplified by your past works that showcase your strong programming and mathematical skills. The position involves regular visits to and stays with our project partners at Karolinska.

Application: Candidates send their application material to cosy@meduniwien.ac.at with the subject line: “PhD Application: Mental health of refugees”. Application material includes a CV, list of publications, a detailed research statement (why do you think you are an excellent candidate), and any additional material showing your mathematical excellence, computational skills, and creativity. Please, also include names and full contact addresses of at least one individual that is willing to write a letter of reference for you. The position is available starting from January 2019 and will remain open until filled.

We are: The Section for Science of Complex Systems is a world-leading research group working in the theoretical foundations of complexity and its applications for science and society. We are a part of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, a recently established center that seeks to become the focal point of complexity science in Europe. We seek to provide an exciting, creative environment free of bureaucratic constraints for open-minded visionaries who are brave enough to step out of mainstream science. Please, have a look at our websites to get to know us and our work:

http://www.complex-systems.meduniwien.ac.at/about/

https://www.csh.ac.at

Contact: Anita Wanjek

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PD position: Complex Systems – Systemic Risk on Dynamical Networks

We offer: A fully funded PD position within a cutting edge research project and training with leading experts in the field of complex systems, network science, statistical physics. We offer an employment contract for two years with a salary according to Austrian standards. The successful candidate will work closely with the researchers in the group. The project is carried out in collaboration with the research group Multiscale and Stochastic Dynamics at Technical University Munich. The working environment will be at the Medical University of Vienna and at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna.

We search for: Excellent creative scientists with a PhD or equivalent in (theoretical or computational) physics or mathematics, computer or network science. The candidate must have interest in the mathematical/theoretical aspects of complex systems, network science and their application for systemic risk. The candidate must have a critical, open-minded and collaborative spirit.

Your profile: You must be proficient in English. Other language requirements are C and Matlab or equivalent, and experience in writing scientific papers.

Application: Candidates send their application material to cosy@meduniwien.ac.at with subject line: “PD systemic risk / networks“. Application material includes a CV, a list of publications, a detailed research statement (why do you think you are an excellent candidate), and additional material that helps us to understand that you are both mathematically excellent, computationally skilled, creative in general, and cooperative. Please also include names and full contact addresses of at least three individuals that are willing to write a letter of reference for you.

Application deadline: March 15, 2019

We are: The Section for Science of Complex Systems is a research group working in the theoretical foundations of Complexity and its applications. The offered position is funded by the Austrian Science Fund. Please, have a look to the website of the group:

http://www.complex-systems.meduniwien.ac.at/about/

Contact: Anita Wanjek

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