Postdoc Position Arithmetic Geometry

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Duisburg-Essen is inviting applications for a 2-year postdoc position in the research group of Professor Jan Kohlhaase.

Salary level: 100% TV-L E13
Application deadline: April 3, 2020
Starting date: June 1st, 2020 (or later)

Within the research project "Smooth modular representation theory of p-adic reductive groups" the position is funded by the DFG with the aim to advance the p-adic local Langlands program.

Candidates are required to have a PhD in mathematics with an excellent background in arithmetic geometry and/or representation theoretic aspects of the Langlands program. Your research interest and expertise should be related to smooth representations of p-adic reductive groups, the representation theory of p-adic Lie groups, p-adic Galois representations and/or other aspects of p-adic arithmetic geometry.

There is no teaching requirement.

The successful candidate will become part of the Essen Seminar of Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic (ESAGA) which is one of Germany's largest research clusters in this area.

For the official job announcement (in German) as well as for information on how to apply, please visit the following website:

More information on ESAGA can be found at

For general inquiries please contact Professor Kohlhaase via e-mail:

We are an equal opportunity university and strongly invite qualified female candidates to apply.

Job location: 
Department of Mathematics, University of Duisburg-Essen
Thea-Leymann-Str. 9
45127 Essen
Contact and application information
Friday, April 3, 2020
Contact name: 
Jan Kohlhaase