Philipps-Universität Marburg, Mathematics and Computer Science

2954 19946Position ID: 2954-MATH_PROFESSOR [#19946]
Position Title: Professorship (W2) in Scientific Computing
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Marburg, Hessen 35043, Germany [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Scientific computing, numerical and applied analysis of models, inverse problems (e.g., in (medical) imaging), numerical analysis of partial differential equations or variational models
Application Deadline: 2022/05/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/04/25, finished 2022/11/19)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a

Professorship (W2) in Scientific Computing

to be filled at the earliest possible date.

The successful applicant (m/f/d) is expected to strengthen the research priorities of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science by establishing an independent research group and to actively participate in research alliances and existing collaborative research initiatives of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science as well as in the overall research priorities of the University of Marburg.

We are looking for a highly qualified, internationally visible scientist with outstanding scientific achievements and an independent scientific profile that demonstrates the potential for a further successful career in science at the highest international level. The person to be appointed should be an expert in the development and mathematical analysis of methods for scientific (high performance) computing. The ideal candidate will be a renowned specialist in numerical and applied analysis of models, inverse problems (e.g., in (medical) imaging), numerical analysis of partial differential equations or variational models. There is a particular interest in areas that establish cross-references between existing research groups and strengthen the scientific network within the department and the University of Marburg. Experience in initiating, acquiring and carrying out third-party funded projects and a high motivation to cooperate with other disciplines and departments of the University of Marburg are required.

The professorship is responsible for providing coursework in the areas of expertise mentioned above, especially in numerical analysis. In addition, the individual is expected to participate in the basic mathematics education of students in the bachelor’s and master’s programs of the department as well as in the training of secondary school teachers in mathematics, busi- ness mathematics, and data science.

The conditions of employment are subject to § 67 and § 68 Hessisches Hochschulgesetz (HessHG). The successful candidate will be expected to teach in German after a maximum of two years of employment. The Philipps-Universität Marburg places great importance on the intensive mentoring of students and doctoral candidates; therefore, a regular presence of the teaching staff is required.

We actively support an increase of the number of female professors and therefore we particularly encourage female candidates to apply. Applicants with children are welcome. The Philipps-Universität Marburg positions itself as a family-friendly university. In case of equal qualifications, preference will be given to people with disabilities in the context of the valid regulations. Application and interview expenses will not be reimbursed. Please send your application (including a detailed list of research areas, third-party fund- ing, teaching experience, a sketch of long-term planned research goals and a list of pub- lications) by 13.05.2022 exclusively by email as a single PDF file with the subject “[last name]-W2-Scientific-Computing“ to Please fill in the additional application questionnaire as a second file, which can be downloaded from

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Contact: Prof. Dr. Bernd Freisleben
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Philipps-Universität Marburg
FB 12 - Mathematik und Informatik
Hans-Meerwein-Straße 6
D-35043 Marburg
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