W2-Professorship in Algebra, Magdeburg, Germany

The Institute of Algebra and Geometry at the Faculty of Mathematics of the Otto-von-
Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany, invites applications for a

W2-Professorship for Algebra

to be filled as soon as possible. A W2-Professorship is comparable to an Associate Pro-
fessorship.

We are looking for a renowned scientist in a modern area of Algebra, preferably with a
focus on applications in Statistics or Natural Sciences, in particular Biology. The appli-
cant is expected to be able to collaborate with the existing research groups at the Insti-
tute of Algebra and Geometry and at the Department of Mathematics, and to be able to
contribute to third-party research activities and university-wide research collaborations
such as for example the Research Training Group “Mathematical Complexity Reduction”
or the research center „Dynamical Systems”. Previous experience in acquiring third-party
research grants is highly desirable.

The successful candidate is expected to participate in the teaching duties of the De-
partment of Mathematics including courses of the Bachelor and Master’s programs, as
well as service to other departments. For the core teaching program the teaching lan-
guage is German, while for some service courses proficiency in English is required.

Formal prerequisites for the appointment are specified in §35 Hochschulgesetz des
Landes Sachsen-Anhalt.
Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability,
ability and professional expertise. The Otto-von-Guericke-University aims to increase
the proportion of women researchers within the university and specifically encourages
women to apply.
The application along with curriculum vitae including description of academic positions
and teaching experience, a research plan, list of publications, copies of certificates, and
up to three papers should be sent no later than 10 March 2017, preferably by email to:
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik
Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Grunau
Postfach 4120
39016 Magdeburg, Germany
w2-algebra@ovgu.de

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Fakultät für Mathematik, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Postfach 4120
D-39016 Magdeburg
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