Technical University of Munich, Centre for Mathematics

Position ID: TUM-SFB_B6POSTDOC [#21971]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Mathematics / Quantum Information
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Garching, Bayern 85748, Germany [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: functional analysis, differential geometry, quantum information theory, theoretical computer science
Application Deadline: 2023/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/01/17, listed until 2023/07/17)
Position Description:    

The School of Computation, Information and Technology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d, 100%, German salary level E13, duration 2-4 years) starting as soon as possible. 

 The DFG funded position is located within the newly created Collaborative Research Center “Mathematics of Many Body Quantum Systems and Their Collective Phenomena” and will be co-supervised by Prof. Michael M. Wolf, Professor for Mathematical Physics and Prof. Robert König, Professor for the Theory of Complex Quantum Systems, both at the TUM Department of Mathematics. The Collaborative Research Center is a transregional cooperation between TUM, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the University of Tübingen. 

 The position is assigned to the subproject “Complexity in Many-Body Quantum Systems”, which focuses on different notions of complexity of quantum states and evolutions, their relations and applications. 

 We seek excellent, highly motivated candidates who have a 
▪ doctoral degree in mathematics, physics, or computer science 
▪ good understanding of quantum theory and a strong background in at least one of the following fields: functional analysis, differential geometry, quantum information theory and/or theoretical computer science 
 ▪ good command of the English language (knowledge of German is not required). 

 For more information, please contact Prof. Michael M. Wolf ( 

 Applications* should include 
▪ a CV, with a list of publications, 
▪ copies of degrees / university transcripts, 
▪ a motivational statement (at most one page) explaining the applicant's interest in the position as well as their relevant skills and experience, 
▪ names and email addresses of at least two professors that may provide letters of recommendation directly to the hiring committee. 

 Please send your application as a single PDF document per email to Silvia Schulz ( stating “Application SFB PostDoc B6” in the subject line. 

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2023 and continue until this position is filled. 

 TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference. 

 * As part of your application, you provide personal data to the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Please view our privacy policy on collecting and processing personal data in the course of the application process pursuant to Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR) at By submitting your application, you confirm to have read and understood the data protection information provided by TUM.

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Contact: Prof. Michael M. Wolf
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