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Postdoctoral position at WWU Münster (Germany)

created by friedrich1 on 02 May 2018

Deadline: 15 jun 2018

Applied Mathematics Münster at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster invites applications for a

Postdoctoral Position (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin - Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)

Salary Level E 13 TV-L, 100 %

This fixed-term position is available from the earliest possible date. The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of a prolongation by another year.

Currently, the regular working time for full employment 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 successful candidate is expected to join the research activities in the Calculus of Variations group at the Institute for Analysis and Numerics (Prof. M. Friedrich). Teaching load is 4 hours per week during lecture time.

Applicants should have (or be close to obtain) a PhD in Mathematics or related areas, as well as a strong background in analysis, in particular in areas such as the calculus of variations, partial differential equations, or mathematical continuum mechanics.

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.

Application documents should include a CV, a description of scientific interests, and contact details of two references. The application deadline is 15 June 2018. (Later applications will be considered, until the position is filled.) Applications should be sent electronically as one single file in PDF format to

Informal enquiries to:

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