University of Duisburg-Essen, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 1988-W3 [#15962, W3AG]
Position Title: Full Professor in "Algebraic Geometry" (W3)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Essen, NRW 45117, Germany [map]
Subject Area: Algebraic Geometry
Starting Date: 2021/03/01
Application Deadline: 2020/06/22 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/05/22, finished 2020/12/26, listed until 2020/06/24)
Position Description:    

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We are one of the youngest universities in Germany and think in terms of unlimited possibilities instead of possible limitations. Located in the heart of the Ruhr Metropolis, our 11 faculties develop ideas with a future. We are strong on research and teaching, we embrace diversity, promote academic potential, and we engage in genuine educational equality.

At the University of Duisburg-Essen, in the Faculty of Mathematics, the following position will be available from 1 March 2021:

University professorship for "Algebraic Geometry" (Full professorship - salary level W3)

Successor (m/f/d) of Prof. Marc Levine

We are looking for applications by established mathematicians working in the field of Algebraic Geometry interpreted in a broad sense. The successful candidate is expected to represent an active field closely connected to Algebraic Geometry in research and teaching. Her / his research will connect to and expand the research portfolio of the Essen Seminar for Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic.

It is expected that the successful candidate is willing to participate in the joint activities of the Essen Seminar for Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory and to contribute to joint applications for third-party funding. Teaching graduate courses, in particular in ALGANT Master program and undergraduate courses, in particular in Algebra at the Faculty of Mathematics is part of the duties of the Professorship, depending on demand these will also include mathematics courses for other programs. As the basic courses are taught in German, the successful candidate is expected to acquire the ability to teach courses in German after an initial period of two years.

Publications in high-ranking, peer-reviewed publication organs are expected as well as experience adequate to the offered position in the implementation of self-acquired, competitive third-party funded projects, preferably DFG-funded projects.

The University of Duisburg-Essen places great emphasis on excellence in teaching. Candidates must present their teaching concepts, showing their relevance to the research profile of the University of Duisburg-Essen.

The hiring requirements comply with § 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (HG).

The University of Duisburg-Essen promotes the diversity of its members. It strives to increase the percentage of women in its academic staff and therefore emphatically invites qualified women to apply. In the case of equal qualifications, female candidates will be considered with preference (Equal Opportunities Act). As per § 2 Sect. 3 SGB IX, applications by candidates with a disability or equivalent status are especially welcome.

Applications with the usual documents (CV, list of publications, documentation of academic and professional development, copies of relevant documents and certificates, an exposé of the applicant’s research profile with reference to its relevance for the University of Duisburg-Essen, a list of successful external grant applications, a list of courses taught and a teaching philosophy, an enumeration of experience in academic self-administration) should be sent by 22 June 2020 at the latest to the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics:

Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik der Universität Duisburg-Essen
Prof. Dr. Jochen Heinloth
Universitätsstr. 2
45141 Essen
or by email: (see email address below)

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