Research scientist (m/f/d), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Applications are invited for one

Research Scientist position

at the Chair of Inverse Problemes at the Institute for Mathematics at the University of Augsburg. The position offers the opportunity for completing a dissertation based on the research activities within the chair. The initial appointment will be for three years based on a 75% position according to the German public tariff scale E 13 TV-L.

Applications for a postdoctoral position are also welcome.

The successful candidate is supposed to strengthen the scientific profile of the chair in the areas of non-linear partial differential equations.

The focus of the position is on the analysis of Ginzburg-Landau energy functionals for several species. Here, methods from the calculus of variations are used to characterize stationary solutions of systems of nonlinear partial differential equations.

Previous knowledge of calculus of variations and/or partial differential equations is helpful for both positions.

The position involves a teaching load and supervision of students in the course programmes of mathematics, business mathematics and data science. Basic proficiency in German or English is desirable.

Candidates for the doctoral position should hold a master‘s degree, desirably in Mathematics or a closely related subject. Candidates for the postdoctoral position should hold a doctoral degree in Mathematics and should have ideally worked on a topic topic related to the position profile.

The required qualifications must already be demonstrated in the application documents through appropriate certificates.

An extension of the contract might be considered depending on the status of projects and other circumstances.

The University of Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer. Applications of women are strongly encouraged. The University of Augsburg is particularly committed to reconciling family and work life. For further information, please contact the faculty's women's representative. Applicants with disabilities (m/f/d) who are otherwise essentially equally qualified, capable, and proficient will be given preference.

Applications including a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae and the required certificates should be emailed in a single pdf-file until

May 25, 2024


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