Research Associate (part-time 0,75 fte)

Job Vacancy

The Institute of Applied Mathematics at the University of Münster is seeking to fill the post of a

Research Associate (part-time 0.75 fte)

Salary Level E 13 TV-L

This fixed-term position is available from the earliest possible date.

The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of a prolongation by another two years.

Currently, the regular full employment time is 39 hours and 50 minutes per week.

All posts can, as a rule, also be filled as part-time positions if there are no compelling work-related reasons against doing so.

The scope of duties includes:

The PhD student will be part of the work group "Computational Partial Differential Equations" and contribute to the research and teaching activities of the workgroup. Furthermore, the student will work on the topic of her/his dissertation. This topic will be concretized together with the candidate and will be devoted to the development and analysis of numerical schemes for partial differential equations. The independent numerical realization and the performance of numerical

experiments are also part of the project.

Teaching load is 4 hours per week for a full-time position.

The following requirements must be met:

- Candidates hold a Master degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics with focus on numerics

- Candidates have a strong background in finite element methods and their analysis

- Candidates have programming skills and experience in Matlab or other programming language

- Candidates have sufficient proficiency in English

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.

Please submit your application by e-mail together with the usual documents by May30th, to the following address:

Institute for Applied Mathematics

JProf. Dr. Mira Schedensack

Einsteinstr. 62

48149 Münster

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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