Technical University of Munich, Centre for Mathematics

Position ID: TUM-POSTDOC [#23884, PostD-CS-SFB]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Garching, Bayern 85748, Germany [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Topology
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/11/16, finished 2024/06/08)
Position Description:    

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We invite applications for 1-2 postdoctoral positions, 100%, m/w/d, starting fall 2024 or earlier. The positions are supervised by Professor Claudia Scheimbauer within the research group in Topology within the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Munich. Both positions are based at TU München and teaching is optional.

(1) One position is attached to the collaborative research center (CRC) 1085: “Higher Invariants” joint with the University of Regensburg, and runs until December 2025 with a possible extension subject to extra funding available. Further information can be found at: Please submit applications for this position here. Applications will be reviewed as of December 1st, 2023.

(2) One position is within the CRC "Higher structures, moduli spaces and integrability" joint with the University of Hamburg. This position is subject to the research center receiving a positive funding decision, the outcome of which will be known by the end of November 2023. This position would be for a duration of three years. Please find further information here: and submit your application both here and on that website! The application deadline is December 1st, 2023.

The postdoctoral fellows will be working within a vibrant, interdisciplinary and international research environment located on the Garching Campus of the TU München, and will furthermore have the opportunity to make extended visits to the main CRC sites, to contribute to joint research activities, and to participate in workshops and summer schools. They will also benefit from the various activities of the Simons Collaboration in Global Categorical Symmetries.

The salary is the standard 100% salary for postdocs according to the Federal German payment scale TV-L.

Applications should include:

• a cover letter including a few sentences how your work connects to the research interests of the research group,

• a cv including list of preprints and publications,

• a research statement, and

• 2-3 recommendation letters / names and contact details of referees.

For further information please don’t hesitate to contact Claudia Scheimbauer:

Or visit the websites: or

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, TUM explicitly encourages applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university's research and teaching strategies. In particular, if special familial circumstances are indicated in the cover letter we will take them into account. The position is suitable for people with disabilities. Preference will be given to candidates with disabilities who have essentially the same qualifications.

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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85748 Garching