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Postdoctoral position at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)

created by friedrich1 on 22 Jul 2021

Deadline: 15 sep 2021

The Department of Mathematics at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg offers 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 appointment is for two years. Teaching load is 5 hours per week during lecture time.

The successful candidate is expected to join the research activities in the Calculus of Variations group (headed by M. Friedrich). The research of the group focuses on calculus of variations and partial differential equations with applications in continuum mechanics, including free-discontinuity problems, atomistic systems, and evolution equations. Information on the current activities of the group can be found at For information on the department please visit

Applicants should have (or be close to obtain) a PhD in Mathematics or related areas. A strong background in calculus of variations or applied analysis is required.

Application documents should include a CV, a list of publications, a short research statement, and contact details of two references (no letters required). The deadline for applications is September 15th, 2021. (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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