3 PhD positions at KIT

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1173 "Wave phenomena – analysis and numerics" offers three PhD positions (75%) under the supervision of

  • Dr. Rainer Mandel (Junior Research Group Leader, Analysis)
  • Dr. Dietmar Gallistl (Junior Research Group Leader, Numerics)
  • JProf. Dr. Jens Rottmann-Matthes (Project Leader, Analysis/Numerics)

Our research topics focus on the analysis and numerics of partial differential equations related to wave propagation. More detailed descriptions of our research topics can be found following the link http://www.waves.kit.edu/.

Job description:

The PhD students will work on their research projects. As members of the integrated Research Training Group (iRTG) they benefit from a variety of qualification programs including for example advanced and tailor-made courses on the topics of the CRC. The PhD students will attend conferences, workshops and summer schools. Teaching possibilities can be offered, too.

Required qualification:

Candidates hold a Master degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics and have a strong background in analysis and/or numerical analysis of partial differential equations. They are open minded, active and have a good command of English language.


Payment is according to the wage agreement of the civil service TV-L, 75% of E13 (cf. http://oeffentlicher-dienst.info/tv-l/west/).

Application deadline:

Applications are received until November 4th.

Contact person:

Questions can be addressed to the CRC's managing director (admin@waves.kit.edu) or to Rainer Mandel (Rainer.Mandel@kit.edu).


Applicants are asked to send one pdf file to the CRC's office (admin@waves.kit.edu). The file should include
a curriculum vitae as well as copies of academic degrees and transcripts of records.

KIT is an equal opportunity employer. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered if equally qualified.

Job location: 
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Englerstrasse 2
76131 Karlsruhe
Contact and application information
Friday, November 4, 2016
Contact name: 
Christian Knieling (Managing Director)
Contact email: