Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Mathematics

Position ID: 1764-W1PROF [#14008]
Position Title: W1-Professorship in Geometry (without tenure track)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg 76131, Germany [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/06/26help popup (posted 2019/06/11, listed until 2019/06/27)
Position Description:    

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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is our goal to make significant contributions to mastering the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9300 employees of KIT cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in research, academic education, and innovation.

In Division V – Physics and Mathematics – the KIT Department of Mathematics invites applications for the position of a


W1-Professorship in Geometry (without tenure track)


at the Institute of Algebra and Geometry at the earliest possible date. 

We are looking for an early-career scientist in geometry with potential for collaborations with the research groups of the institute and connections to the Research Training Group 2229 “Asymptotic Invariants and Limits of Groups and Spaces”. Possible research areas include geometric group theory, differential geometry or metric geometry.

With regard to teaching we expect you to offer an attractive spectrum of courses in geometry and to participate in the teaching obligations of the institute. You will take part in the collegial governance of the Institute of Algebra and Geometry and participate in the academic self-governance of the KIT-Department of Mathematics. You are open to cooperation and collaboration and show strong communication skills.

According to § 51 of the Universities Act (Landeshochschulgesetz) of the state of Baden-Württemberg the recruitment requirements include a university degree, pedagogical aptitude and a special aptitude for scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by a doctorate of outstanding quality. Employment will initially be for a period of six years as a temporary civil servant or as an employee; in the fourth year a midterm evaluation will be carried out. The evaluation procedure is described in the “Qualitätssicherungskonzept für Juniorprofessuren und Tenure-Track-Professuren am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)”. For the evaluation, internationally acknowledged achievements in the research field, internal and external cooperation, acquisition of third party funds, teaching performance, and the mentoring of young scientists will be particularly important.

KIT is an equal opportunity employer. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered if equally qualified. KIT is a certified family-friendly university and offers part-time employment, leave of absence due to family reasons, dual-career service and coaching to support balance between family and career. For your career development KIT offers an accompanying procedure and mentoring.

Applications with the usual resume (including a curriculum vitae, a summary of teaching and research experiences, and a teaching and research plan) should be sent by June 26, 2019 to Dekan der KIT-Fakultät für Mathematik, Karlsruher Institute für Technologie (KIT), Kaiserstraße 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, preferably in electronic form to bewerbungenW1@math.kit.edu. For questions concerning the position, Prof. Dr. Enrico Leuzinger can be contacted, e-mail: enrico.leuzinger@kit.edu.

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