University of Konstanz, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 2421-JPNOC [#17482]
Position Title: Junior Professorship in Numerical Optimal Control (f/m/d)
Position Location: Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg 78464, Germany [map]
Subject Area: Applied mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/04/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/03/22, finished 2021/10/30, listed until 2021/09/22)
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Junior Professorship in Numerical Optimal Control (f/m/d)

Fulltime, Salary level W1

Reference No. 2021/076. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Sciences seeks to fill this position by October 1, 2021. The junior professorship is untenured.

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.

The successful candidate is an acknowledged expert for the development and analysis of numerical methods for optimal control of partial differential equations. She or he actively collaborates within the department's core research area "Analysis and Numerics" and contributes to the teaching duties of the department in the areas of numerics and optimization. Furthermore, engagement in interdisciplinary research collaborations will be highly appreciated.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Stefan Volkwein ( or by phone +49 7531 88-2374).

Recruitment requirements include a university degree and a doctorate in (Applied) Mathematics.

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We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications, research plan, list of grants, list of courses, teaching evaluation) until 25.04.2021 via our Online Application Portal.

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career programme ( Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88-4016).

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Contact: Prof. Dr. Stefan Volkwein, +49 7531 88-2374
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Universität Konstanz
Universitätsstraße 10
78464 Konstanz, Germany
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