PhD student in probability theory

We have a vacancy for a scientific employee (TV-L E13, 75%, fixed term) at the Mathematics Department at the University of Munich to join our research group in Probability Theory.

We are looking for a talented and motivated Ph.D. candidate to carry out a research project on spatial random graphs. The project is at the edge between percolation theory and complex networks.
We require an excellent MSc degree in Mathematics (or similar) with profound knowledge of Probability Theory. Experience in percolation theory or random graph theory, documented through a master thesis on a relevant topic, is appreciated.

The LMU Munich is one of the largest and most renowned universities in Germany. The Mathematics Department is located in the city center of Munich.

Initial appointment is for one year, and it will be prolongated for two more years upon a positive evaluation at the end of the first year. Starting date is upon agreement.

Interested candidates are invited to submit applications (in German or English) containing curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates, as well as name and contact details of three academic referees preferably by email to <>. Please attach also a copy of the master thesis.
Applications received until February 28, 2018 will be fully considered; the hiring procedure continues until the position is filled.

The university is an equal opportunity employer. Handicapped applicants will be given preference in the case of approximately equal qualifications.

Please contact me directly for further questions.


Job location: 
Department of Mathematics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
Contact and application information
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Contact name: 
Markus Heydenreich
Contact email: 
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