University of Konstanz

Position ID: 2421-PPDE [#15678]
Position Title: Tenure Track Professorship “Theory of Partial Differential Equations”,
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg 78464, Germany
Application Deadline: 2020/03/31help popup (posted 2020/02/14, listed until 2020/03/31)
Position Description:    

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The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and Excellence Strategy since 2007.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Sciences, subject to the approval of the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg and the University Council, seeks to fill a

Tenure Track Professorship “Theory of Partial Differential Equations”,

effective 1 April 2021.

The position is funded in the context of the joint program for the promotion of early-career researchers by the German federal and state-governments (“Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des Wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses”).

The successful candidate is an internationally renowned specialist for the analysis of partial differential equations. The department expects outstanding expertise in core areas that cooperatively complement our existing research themes, and an active participation in our priority area „Analysis and Numerics“ that focuses on the theory and numerics of partial differential equations. As a key part of her or his duties, the new professor will represent this area in her/his teaching and properly contribute to the general teaching duties of the department in its Bachelor and Master programmes.

Recruitment requirements are a university degree and doctorate in mathematics or a closely related study program and an excellent international publication record.

The position is a tenure track position leading to an appointment as a W3 professor. If the evaluation is positive, the candidate obtain tenure as a W3 professor after completing a simplified version of the professorial appointment process. Information about the evaluation process and criteria is available in the “Satzung über das Tenure-Track-Verfahren” (tenure track statutes, in German),

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career programme (

Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact +49 7531 88-4016).

Applications are to be sent electronically as one pdf-file to by 31.03.2020. For further information please contact the faculty director Ms. Helgard Fischer,, Tel. +49 7531 88-2413.

Please enclose your Curriculum vitae, list of publications, research plan, list of courses, teaching evaluations and list of third-party funds, as well as a completed submission form (see pdf-link

For further functional informations on this position please contact Prof. Dr. Robert Denk ( or phone +49 7531 88-2577).

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Contact: Ms. Helgard Fischer
Postal Mail:
Universitätsstraße 10, 78464 Konstanz

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