PhD position in Goettingen

The Mathematical Institute at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is inviting applications for the position of a

Research Assistant (all genders welcome)

starting October 1, 2019 with 75%. of the regular working hours (currently 29,85 hours per week). The contract duration is 3 years. The salary will be according to pay grade 13 TV-L.

Your duties
- University teaching as defined in Section 31 of the Higher Education Act of Lower Saxony (NHG)
- Mathematical research in one of the research areas represented at the mathematical institute

Your profile
- Master degree in mathematics or equivalent,
- Research focus with an analytical profile in one of the areas number theory, geometry, non-commutative geometry, topology, analysis of partial differential equations, mathematical physics,
- Language proficiency in English or German,
- Teaching experience is desirable.

This post is designed to serve in fostering young researchers. It gives the successful applicant the opportunity to obtain a doctoral degree. The position is suitable for part-time employment.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women in fields in which they are underrepresented. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. The university is committed to be family-friendly and supports its employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely handicapped persons. Applications from severely handicapped persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Please upload your application with the usual documents (also in electronic form) until April 30, 2019 at the Online-Application Portal .
Only in special cases, you may send your application to Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Mathematisches Institut, Bunsenstraße 3-5, 37073 Göttingen, e-mail:

For further information, you can contact the director of the institute, Prof. Dr. Ingo Witt, e-mail:

Job location: 
Mathematisches Institut, Universitaet Goettingen
Bunsenstr 3
37037 Goettingen
Contact and application information
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Contact name: 
Thomas Schick