Postdoc Research Group Kwan

  • Full Time (40h/w)
  • Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria
  • € 57.680 gross/year*

Postdoc position in Discrete Mathematics

The Kwan group studies a wide range of combinatorial questions, with a particular focus on the interplay between combinatorics and probability.

About the position: Starting time and duration are negotiable, ranging from 1-3 years. Funding is available for conference travel, etc. There are no teaching obligations, but there is the possibility to teach in the IST Graduate school.

Please apply directly to Matthew Kwan (, with a CV and a short (e.g. 3-5 page) description of your research interests and accomplishments. Please also arrange for at least two reference letters to be sent to the same address.

Evaluation of candidates will begin on November 30, 2021.

Prospective applicants are also encouraged to apply concurrently to the IST-BRIDGE program (with deadline 5 November):

Your Profile:

  • PhD and solid background in combinatorics, discrete probability, or related areas
  • A solid publication record, matching the current career stage
  • High motivation and a proven ability to conduct independent research, as well as to work effectively as a member of a research group
  • Excellent command of English (working language)

Application documents: motivation letter, CV and two reference letters; flexible start date

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Your benefits

Education & training
Free shuttle bus
Multiple health offers
Pension insurance

*This position comes with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. For more information on how ISTA processes your personal data, please refer to

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