Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Faculty of Mathematics

Position ID: 1706-PROF [#13074]
Position Title: W2-Professorship for Mathematical Stochastics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt 39106, Germany [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/12/19help popup finished (2018/11/05, finished 2019/06/23, listed until 2019/05/05)
Position Description:    

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The Institute of Mathematical Stochastics of the Department of Mathematics of the Ottovon-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany, invites applications for a

W2-Professorship for Mathematical Stochastics

to be filled on April 1st, 2020.

(A W2-Professorship is comparable to an Associate Professorship)

We are looking for an internationally renowned scientist in the field of applied statistics or applied probability, complementing the current research profile of the Institute of Mathematical Stochastics. Connections to other mathematical fields of the department, as well as to the other departments or centers of excellence of the university (dynamical systems and biosystems engineering as well as neurosciences) are also desirable.

The successful candidate is expected to participate in the teaching duties of the department including courses of the Bachelor and Master programmes in “Mathematics” and “Statistics” resp. “Applied Statistics” as well as service for other departments. For the core teaching programme the teaching language is German, while for some service courses proficiency in English is required. The willingness and ability to collaborate with the existing research groups of the department and the university will be essential.

Formal prerequisites for the appointment are set out especially in § 35 of the Higher Education Act for the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt (Hochschulgesetz Sachsen-Anhalt, HSG LSA).

The Otto-von-Guericke-University aims to increase the proportion of women scientists within the university and specifically encourages women to apply. Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability.

For questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Alexander Pott (, the chair of the selection committee.

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The application along with curriculum vitae including a description of academic positions and teaching experience, a research plan, list of publications, copies of certificates, and up to three electronic papers should be sent no later than December 19th, 2018 (inbox) preferably as upload of one file (pdf, tar, zip or similar) to:

OTTO-VON-GUERICKE-UNIVERSITÄT MAGDEBURG Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Grunau Postfach 4120, 39016 Magdeburg (Germany) E-Mail: (please ask for a secure upload-link via

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Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Grunau
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