Postdoc in Numerics, JGU Mainz

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz in the new research group of Prof. Markus Bachmayr, with starting date as soon as possible.

Candidates should have a background in the numerical analysis of PDEs and research interests in high-dimensional approximation, model order reduction, and/or uncertainty quantification. Proficiency in scientific programming is expected. The institute of mathematics at JGU offers a stimulating research environment with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations in the natural sciences.

This is a full position remunerated according to TV-L E 13. It comes with the standard teaching load of 4 hours per week. As courses are to be taught primarily in German, sufficient knowledge of German is required.

The initial appointment will be for a period of two years, with the possibility of an extension.

The Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz aims at increasing the percentage of women in academic positions and strongly encourages women scientists to apply. The university is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities.

Applications including CV, list of publications, a research statement (approximately 2-3 pages), a concise summary of teaching experience, and contact details of at least two references should be submitted to Informal inquiries are welcome. The evaluation of applications will begin on August 31, 2018. Later applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Job location: 
55122 Mainz
Contact and application information
Friday, August 31, 2018
Contact name: 
Markus Bachmayr
Contact email: