Postdoctoral Research Assistant

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany

is offering the position of a

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
(salary group 13 TV-L, 39.8 hours/week for the duration of one year, potentially renewable for a second year)

to begin on October 1, 2013 or later at the Institute for Mathematical Stochastics

This postdoc position offers an opportunity for independent research as well as for collaboration with the various research groups at the Institute of Mathematical Stochastics. Focal areas of those research groups are mathematical statistics (nonparametric regression, statistics of non-euclidean spaces, spatial statistics, statistical inverse problems, extreme value theory, pattern recognition, statistics in biophysics) as well as stochastic processes (point processes, spatial processes, models of particle systems, population processes, stochastic analysis).

Successful candidates should have a Master’s Degree (or equivalent) and a Ph.D. in Mathematics and work in a field with strong connections to the above-mentioned research areas.

More information about the position as well as its research directions may be obtained from the faculty at the Institute of Mathematical Stochastics, see

Please send your full application including names and addresses of two references preferably as a single pdf-file
by August 11, 2013 to

Prof. Dr. Anja Sturm
Acting Director
Institut für Mathematische Stochastik
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
code: Postdoc
Goldschmidtstrasse 7
37077 Göttingen

Please only submit copies of your application documents. Your documents will not be returned. After a period of five months they will be destroyed. The documents will be returned only when a prepaid and self-addressed envelope is enclosed.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and strives to increase the proportion of women in areas in which they are underrepresented. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. Handicapped applicants with suitable qualification for the position will be given priority.

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Saturday, August 10, 2013
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Prof. Dr. Anja Sturm
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