Germany’s State Distance-Learning University, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 2985-PHD_POSTDOC [#24188]
Position Title: 3-year (Post)doctoral position
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen 58097, Germany [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Stochastics
Application Deadline: 2024/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/12)
Position Description:    

At the Department of Applied Stochastics at the FernUniversität in Hagen we are looking for one research assistant to strengthen our team. The position is to be filled with 100% of the regular working hours and open from 01.04.2024. The duration is 3 years with possible extension. The position can be filled as doctoral or postdoctoral position.

Requirements Doctoral candidate: A university degree at Master level in mathematics or related fields (e.g. computer science) with above average grades and a strong interest in stochastics. Good German language skills or the will to acquire them in the course of the PhD are expected.

Requirements Postdoc: A successfully completed PhD in mathematics, preferably in stochastics, or related fields (e.g. computer science). In-depth knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Stochastic analysis, (random) dynamical systems, partial differential equations, machine learning, data science. Experience in university teaching, preferably in German, is an advantage but not a requirement. Good knowledge of German or the will to acquire it in a timely manner is expected. Experience in attracting external funding is an advantage.

Application documents to be submitted: CV, cover letter or letter of motivation, a letter of recommendation (by email to:, copy of the master's thesis (Doctoral student position), list of publications, copy of the dissertation (Postdoc position).

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Please use the application portal you find under the link above for your application. The deadline for applications is 31.01.2024.

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FernUniversität in Hagen
Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik
Lehrgebiet Angewandte Stochastik
Universitätsstr. 11, Building 3
58084 Hagen
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