Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Faculty of Sciences

Position ID: 2367-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#15392]
Position Title: W1 Professorships for Applied Mathematics (Assistant Professor)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Erlangen, Bayern 91054, Germany
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/01/31help popup (posted 2019/12/10, listed until 2020/01/31)
Position Description:    

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

The Faculty of Sciences at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for up to two

W1 Professorships for Applied Mathematics (Assistant Professor)

at the Department of Mathematics. The professorships are to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial period of three years. Upon successful evaluation, the appointment will be extended for another three years.

We seek to appoint high potential junior scientists with an internationally visible research profile in areas involving or related to partial differential equations, numerical and data analysis, control theory or scientific computing and a strong interest in teaching. Successful candidates are expected to have an internationally outstanding and broad research profile in current areas of research in some of the above fields. The research activities should strengthen the Chair of Applied Analysis at FAU (Alexander von Humboldt Professorship) and the potential of the institution in the broad field of Applied Mathematics. Candidates are also expected to have proven their skills in interdisciplinary cooperation and become actively involved in developing a new Center for Applied and Computational Mathematics and Data Sciences at FAU. The teaching duties include introductory and advanced lectures in applied mathematics. For further information and the application guidelines please see

Please submit your complete application documents (CV, list of publications, list of lectures and courses taught, copies of certificates and degrees, list of third-party funding) online at by 31.01.2020, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Sciences. Please contact with any questions.

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