Doctoral Position (75%)

The international research training group "Optimization and Numerical Analysis for Partial Differential Equations with Nonsmooth Structures" (IGDK 1754), funded by German Research Foundation (DFG) and Austrian Science Fund (FWF) associated with the four universities
• Technische Universität München
• Universität der Bundeswehr München
• Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
• Technische Universität Graz
invites applications for
1 doctoral position (75% TV-L E13) in Munich
1 doctoral position (75%) in Graz

Applicants should hold a master's degree in mathematics or related areas with a strong background in one of the fields of numerics, optimization, or analysis.

Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, copies of certifications of academic qualifications held, a copy of a degree thesis or of a peer-reviewed publication (if available) and two letters of recommendation. Applicants are additionally asked to give a written explanation for their interest in at least two of the Core Research Areas of the IGDK within the application letter.
The IGDK 1754 aims at increasing the proportion of female staff and especially encourages women to apply. This policy applies also to disabled persons.

Applications in English (main language of the IGDK) should be sent by email to, addressed to the speakers of the IGDK Munich-Graz, Prof. Dr. Boris Vexler and Prof. Dr. Karl Kunisch. 
This advertisement will remain online until the position is filled.

For further information about scientific topics covered and conditions for application, please visit our website

Job location: 
TU München, Zentrum Mathematik
Boltzmannstraße 3
85478 Garching
Contact and application information
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Contact name: 
Diane Clayton-Winter
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