University of Bonn, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics

Position ID: BIGS-PFIN [#23181]
Position Title: (senior) postdoctoral position in number theory and representation theory
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen 53115, Germany [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: number theory and representation theory
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/25, listed until 2023/12/01)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for

a postdoctoral or senior postdoctoral position at the University of Bonn to work in number theory and/or representation theory. 

The duration of the position is three years (with a possibility of an extension) and the position comes with access to generous funding for travel and visitors. The position does not include any teaching obligations, but opportunities are available within the department. 

The position is funded by Prof. Jessica Fintzen’s ERC grant “p-adic Groups, Representations, and the Langlands Program” and the successful candidate is expected to become an active member of Prof. Fintzen's research group.

German language skills are not required. 

The starting date is negotiable with the default options being April 1 or October 1, 2024. Applications should be sent to ERCfintzen@math.uni-bonn.de with the subject line starting with "[applicant's last name], [applicant's first name]" and include 
  • a CV 
  • a list of publications 
  • a research statement describing past and future research projects (three to five pages) 
  • a short statement in the email describing why the applicant is interested in the position and why they think they are a good fit for it 
  • two or three letters of recommendation sent directly to ERCfintzen@math.uni-bonn.de by the letter writers (with the subject line starting with "[applicant's last name], [applicant's first name]") 

The deadline for applications (including letters of recommendation) is December 1, 2023. Late applications might receive consideration until the position is filled.

The University of Bonn actively supports diversity and equal opportunities. The University of Bonn has been certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career-service. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in those fields in which women are underrepresented and to place a special focus on promoting their careers. Therefore, the university specifically requests applications from suitably qualified female scientists. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia. Applications from suitably qualified people with severe disabilities that have already been verified or from people with an equivalent status will be particularly welcomed.


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