Research Assistant

The Mathematical Institute at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is inviting applications for the position of a

Research Assistant (all genders welcome)

starting November 1, 2020 with 75%. of the regular working hours (currently 29,85 hours per week). The contract duration is 3 years. The salary will be according to pay grade 13 TV-L.

Your duties

• University teaching as defined in Section 31 of the Higher Education Act of Lower Saxony (NHG)
• Mathematical research in differential geometry and higher structures.

Your profile

• Master degree in mathematics or equivalent,
• Research focus in differential geometry, in particular Poisson geometry or Lie theory
• Language proficiency in English or German,
• Teaching experience is desirable.

This post is designed to serve in fostering young researchers. It gives the successful applicant the opportunity to obtain a doctoral degree. The position is suitable for part-time employment.
The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life.The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.
Please upload your application with the usual documents (also in electronic form) until August 23, 2020 at the Online-Application Portal Only in special cases, you may send your application to Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Mathematisches Institut, Bunsenstraße 3-5, 37073 Göttingen, e-mail: For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Madeleine Jotz Lean, e-mail: or Prof. Dr. Chenchang Zhu, e-mail:

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Job location: 
Bunsenstr. 3-5
37073 Goettingen
Contact and application information
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Contact name: 
Prof. Dr. Madeleine Jotz Lean