Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

Assistant Professor non-tenure track in Analysis/Geometry (Fribourg, Switzerland)

created by wenger on 01 Jul 2024

Deadline: 15 sep 2024

The Chair of Analysis (Prof. Stefan Wenger) of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, invites applications for the position of

Assistant Professor non-tenure track in Analysis and Geometry

(Maitre assistant(e), Oberassistent(in)).

The ideal candidate will be conducting internationally recognized research in the area of Analysis and Geometry, in a domain such as, but not limited to, Geometric Analysis, Geometric Measure Theory, Analysis on metric spaces, or Metric Geometry. The ideal candidate will also have the potential to obtain external funding.

The successful candidate will contribute to the vibrant research environment of the department and participate in the scientific and administrative activities of the Chair and the department, including the supervision of Master theses.

The position carries a teaching load of 4 hours per week (Bachelor and Master level) and comes with a competitive salary. The University of Fribourg is bilingual, French and German. Courses are generally taught in German or French, with some Master’s courses taught in English. The ideal candidate is expected to speak German or French, or otherwise acquire the necessary language skills within a reasonable period.

Applications should include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae (including a publication list and names and addresses of 3 possible references), as well as a concise research statement of 3 – 4 pages (if possible, in a single pdf file).

Applications should be sent directly to and any inquiries about this position should also be addressed to the same email address. The position starts on 1 March 2025 or at the earliest convenience and is limited to 5 years. The closing date for applications is 15 September 2024.