research positions (E13 TV-L, non-permanent position)

The Faculty of Mathematics (research group of Prof. Erbar) offers two part-time

research positions

starting as soon as possible (E13 TV-L, non-permanent position)

Your Tasks
The research group of Prof. Erbar works in the field of analysis with tight connections to probability and geometry and focuses in particular on interacting particle systems, associated partial differential equations, optimal transport, as well as analysis and geometry on singular spaces.
The main responsibilities are:
- research in a. m. field (65 %)
- teaching duties to the extent of 3 LVS (25 %)
- collaborationin academic self-administration and general university administration (10 %)

Your Profile
We expect
- scientific university degree (Master's, Magister, Diploma, First State Examination or equivalent)
in mathematics or a relevant subject (e.g. physics, economics)
- very good spoken and written English languageskills
- independent, responsible and committed work
- cooperative and team-oriented work ethic

Preferable qualifications
- research experience in the a. m. area

Salary will be paid according to Remuneration level 13 of the Wage Agreement for Public Service in the Federal States (TV-L). As stipulated in §2 (1) sentence 1 of the WissZeitVG(fixed-term employment), the contracts will end after three years. In accordance with the provisions of the WissZeitVGand the Agreement on Satisfactory Conditions of Employment, the length of contract may differ in individual cases. The employment is designed to encourage further academic qualification. The positions are advertised as 75 % part-time job. In individual cases, this percentage may be reduced on request, as long as this does not conflict with official needs.

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Application Procedure
For full consideration, your application should be received via either post (see postal address below) or email (a single PDF) document sent to by August 19th, 2020. Please mark your application with the identification code: wiss20174. The application should include: CV, transcript of records, letter of intent describing your motivation and scientific interests, and one recommendation letter. Please arrange for the letter to be sent directly by the recommending person to the address given below.Please do not use application portfolios and send only photocopies of original documents because all application materials will be destroyed at the end of the selection procedure.

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Postal Address
Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Mathematik
Herrn Prof. Dr. Erbar
P.O. Box: 10 01 31
33501 Bielefeld

Name: Prof. Dr. Erbar
Phone: +49 521 106-4993


Job location: 
P.O. Box: 10 01 31
Universitätsstraße 25
33501 Bielefeld
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