WIAS Berlin, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics

Position ID: 2306-RAP1922 [#14355, 19/22]
Position Title: Research Assistant Position (m/f/d)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Berlin, Berlin 10117, Germany [map]
Subject Area: Nonsmooth Variational Problems and Operator Equations
Application Deadline: 2019/09/15help popup finished (2019/08/30, finished 2020/03/22, listed until 2019/09/15)
Position Description:    

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The Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS) is an institute of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB). The FVB comprises eight non-university research institutes in Berlin which are funded by the federal and state governments. The research institutes are members of the Leibniz Association.

Employment advertisement

WIAS invites applications for a

Research Assistant Position (m/f/d)
(Ref. 19/22)

in the Research Group

”Nonsmooth Variational Problems and Operator Equations”

(Head: Prof. Dr. Michael Hintermüller) starting at the earliest possible date.

Field of work: Optimal control of partial differential equations. The holder of the position is qualified in a modern field of optimization with partial differential equations. Of particular inter-est are non-smooth coupled systems and data-driven (e.g. machine learning) approaches to modeling and optimization. In addition to analytical considerations, the development and im-plementation of numerical solution methods are of central importance.

Wanted: A motivated, outstanding young researcher with a very good degree and excellent doctorate in mathematics as well as previous experience in the field of call for proposals with the willingness to take on responsibility for interdisciplinary projects. Further experience with-in the framework of independent research in a postdoctoral phase as well as very good knowledge in the areas of

- Optimal control with partial differential equations and numerical solution methods,
- Quasivariation inequalities,
- Non-smooth variation problems, e.g. with applications in image processing

as well as experience in the computer-aided realization of the associated numerical solution methods. This position is associated with the production of publications in international peer-reviewed journals, presentation of the results at international conferences and co-support of students working at WIAS in this field as Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral students.

Technical queries should be directed to Prof. Dr. Michael Hintermüller (Michael.Hintermueller@wias-berlin.de). The position is remunerated according to TVöD and is initially limited to two years, with a view to long-term cooperation.

The Institute aims to increase the proportion of women in this field, so applications from wom-en are particularly welcome. Among equally qualified applicants, disabled candidates will be given preference.

Please upload your complete application documents, including cover letter, curriculum vitae and certificates, to our website or via the applicant portal until September 15th, 2019 using the link "Apply at".

We are looking forward to your application!

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Contact: Prof. Dr. Michael Hintermüller
Postal Mail:
Heike Sill
Mohrenstrasse 39
10117 Berlin
Web Page: https://wias-berlin.softgarden.io/job/4797703?l=de

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