Professorship (W2) “Pure Mathematics” at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Georg August University Göttingen, Germany

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Georg August University Göttingen, Germany invites applications for a Professorship (W2) “Pure Mathematics” at the
Mathematical Institute with earliest begin on October 1, 2019.

We look for an internationally recognized scientist (m/f/d) with an analytic research profile, e.g., in one of the areas of harmonic analysis, ergodic theory and dynamical systems, spectral theory, or group theory, with connections to the number theory group in Göttingen and to a further research focus of the Mathematical Institute. In addition, we expect an equally adequate qualification and capacity to conduct excellent research-oriented teaching. Also required is the ability to contribute to academic administration and staff management. We expect the willingness to contribute to collaborative research projects, such as the newly established RTG 2491 “Fourier Analysis and Spectral Theory.”

The recruitment requirements are prescribed in Section 25 of the Higher Education Law of Lower Saxony (NHG). The University of Göttingen holds the right of appointment. Details will be explained on request.

The application of international scientists is strongly encouraged. The University would like to increase the percentage of women in areas in which they are underrepresented and thus strongly encourages suitably qualified women to apply. The University is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and promotes the compatibility of science/career and family. Disabled persons with appropriate qualifications and aptitude for the position will be given special consideration. The position is not suitable for part-time work.
For further questions please contact the office of the Mathematical Institute (Tel.: +49 551 39-27752, email: Further information can be found at

Applications with curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of externally funded projects, as well as statements of teaching, research activities, and involvement in the university administration are to be sent to the Mathematical Institute of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Bunsenstr. 3-5, 37073 Göttingen, Germany by July 5, 2019 exclusively via the following online application portal:

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Job location: 
Bunsenstraße 3-5
37073 Göttingen
Contact and application information
Friday, July 5, 2019
Contact name: 
Philipp Kastendieck