University of Münster, Mathematics Münster Cluster of Excellence

2171 13847Position ID: WWU-PHD [#13847, 2019_09_23]
Position Title: PhD positions
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Muenster, Nordrhein-Westfalen 48149, Germany [map]
Subject Area: PhD positions
Application Deadline: 2019/11/15help popup finished (making offers 2019/09/23, finished 2020/05/17, listed until 2019/11/15)
Position Description:    

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The Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry - Structure and the Mathematics Münster Graduate School at the University of Münster, Germany, offer several PhD positions in all fields of mathematics related to the Cluster.

PhD Positions (salary level E13 TV-L, 75%)

The duration of the fixed-term PhD positions is three years. The expected starting date is no later than October 2020. Currently, the regular working time for full (100%) employment is 39 hours and 50 minutes per week. Teaching loads are no more than four hours per week (100% position) and may vary depending on the source of funding.

Some of the positions are funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft through the Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster, some by the European Research Council through the grant “Amenability, Approximation and Reconstruction”, and some by the mathematical institutes of the University of Münster. Financial terms are equivalent. The main selection criterion is scientific excellence.

Applications should contain a cover letter, CV, diplomas of academic degrees (bachelor, master or Diplom) and transcripts of the courses taken, including marks or grades, as well as proof of proficiency in English or German. Moreover, applicants must choose one or two of the Research Areas as well as at least two potential local supervisors listed as investigators at Mathematics Münster.

Applicants are requested to include examples of their academic work, if applicable. Please arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be submitted before the deadline to

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Please apply using our online application form with further instructions at:

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The evaluation for the current application round will start on 15 November 2019.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.

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Contact: Dr. Imke Franzmeier
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Mathematics Münster
Einsteinstrasse 62
48149 Münster
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