PhD position in Applied Mathematics

The Institute of Analysis and Numerics at the University of Münster is seeking to fill the post of a

PhD/Doctoral researcher
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiterin/
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Salary Level E 13 TV-L, 75 %

at the earliest possible date. The fixed-term position is scheduled for a duration of three years.

Currently, the regular full employment time is 39 hours and 50 minutes per week. All posts can, as a rule, also be filled as part-time positions if there are no compelling work-related reasons against doing so.

The successful candidate will joint the research group “Mathematical Fluid Dynamics” headed by Professor Christian Seis. The scope of duties includes research in the area of partial differential equations within the DFG-funded project “Transport equations, mixing and fluid dynamics”.

The position offers the opportunity to acquire a PhD (Dr. rer. Nat.).

Requirements: Candidates should hold a master’s (or equivalent) degree in mathematics or related fields and should acquired basic knowledge in the field of partial differential equations.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer, committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered, unless their disability prevents them from carrying out project-related work.

Candidates are invited to submit their application (motivation letter, CV, transcript of records) in a single PDF file no later than January 31, 2020 by e-mail to In addition, candidates shall contact one or two referees who will send their reference letter directly to this e-mail address.

Job location: 
Contact and application information
Friday, January 31, 2020
Contact name: 
Christian Seis
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