Clausthal University of Technology, Institute of Mathematics

Position ID: TUC-STOCH [#17146]
Position Title: University Professor (Salary W2 BBesO) "Stochastics"
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Niedersachsen 38678, Germany [map]
Subject Area: Stochastics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/01/09, listed until 2021/03/01)
Position Description:    

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Clausthal University of Technology is a research-focused university with outstanding national and international networking. The approximately 4,000 students and more than 1,200 em­ployees enjoy short commutes, personal interaction, and the diverse landscape of the Upper Harz region in the middle of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Harz Mountains. Clausthal University of Technology is the most significant economic factor and the largest employer in the region, offering cultural diversity and internationalism. Here, science works closely with business and industry, bridging the gap between basic research and application in a strategic focus on the Circular Economy. With this university-wide concept for the future, our research aims to contribute to the development of a sustainable industrial society in the digital age. The close link between material and process knowledge as well as the expertise in digitization facilitate a significant contribution to the implementation of the Circular Economy.

The Faculty of Mathematics/Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering of Clausthal University of Technology is seeking to fill the position of

University Professor (Salary W2 BBesO)

"Stochastics" (m/f/d)

at the Institute of Mathematics as soon as possible.

We are looking for an internationally renowned person with a research area complementing the research conducted at the Institute of Mathematics. The research of the candidate should focus on stochastic modelling, uncertainty quantification, stochastic optimization, stochastic (partial) differential equations or Bayesian statistics. Experience in applications from natural sciences, engineering or economics is desirable.

The successful candidate should actively participate in the further development of the re­search profile of Clausthal University of Technology. He or she should promote the coopera­tion between mathematics and natural sciences, engineering, computer science and eco­nomics. Applicants are expected to participate in coordinated interdisciplinary research programs.

The candidate is expected to contribute to the degree program “Applied Mathematics” by taking responsibilities for basic mathematical education, teaching at master level, as well as teaching courses as service for other disciplines.

The requirements of the position are defined in section 25 of the Niedersachsen Higher Edu­cation Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz NHG).

Experience in the acquisition of third-party funded projects is expected.

The willingness to hold courses in German and English is a prerequisite. Strong commitment to teaching is expected.

The Clausthal University of Technology wishes to increase the number of its female faculty members. Therefore, applications from female candidates are particularly welcome. Can­didates with disabilities who are equally qualified will be given preference. Applications from international scientists are welcome; proficiency in the German language is desired for teach­ing and committee work.

A part-time professorship is possible upon request.

Applicants who are 50 years or older at the time the appointment commences and who do not hold already a permanent civil servant status (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit) will be employed with employee status (Angestelltenverhältnis).

Further information is available from the chairman of the search committee. Prof. Christian Bohn, Tel. +49 (0) 5323 72-3129, FAX +49 (0) 5323 72-3197, email: christian.bohn@

Applications with the usual documents must be submitted in electronic form (PDF format) to until 28 February 2021, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty Mathematics/Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty III, at Clausthal Uni­versity of Technology, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Wesling, Leibnizstr. 6, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Germany).

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Contact: Prof. Dr. Christian Bohn
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Faculty Mathematics/Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty III
Clausthal Uni­versity of Technology
Leibnizstr. 6
38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld
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