Junior Professor (W1) Mathematics of Uncertainty Quantification

Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences

We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of mathematics related to Uncertainty Quantification. The starting date is as soon as possible. Candidates are expected to have a visible research agenda and distinguished expertise in Uncertainty Quantification with strong competency in at least one of the following areas: mathematical and numerical analysis of stochastic problems, applied probability theory or statistics. Particular expertise on i) multilevel and multi-index hierarchical approximation/sampling, ii) stochastic particle systems, iii) optimal experimental design or iv) high performance computing will be specially valued. This position is affiliated with the Chair for Mathematics of Uncertainty Quantification and the Department of Mathematics. The successful candidate should on the one hand initiate and develop interdisciplinary collaborations with other research groups at RWTH, in particular, engineering and natural sciences. On the other hand, he/she is expected to further develop the methodological activities within the Chair for Mathematics of Uncertainty Quantification. The duration of the junior professorship is limited to 3 years and can be extended for additional 3 years after a positive interim evaluation.

You should have a completed university degree and a special aptitude for scien-tific work which is generally verified by means of an outstanding doctorate. Abil-ity in and commitment to teaching are essential. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language within 5 years.

Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to:
Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften der RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Dr. Stefan Schael, 52056 Aachen, Germany
You can also send your application via email to dekan@fb1.rwth-aachen.de. Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.

The deadline for applications is July 5, 2018.

This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.

Job location: 
Templergraben 59
52062 Aachen
Contact and application information
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Contact name: 
Prof. Dr. Stefan Schael
Contact email: